Surfing in Panama
Surf Spots In Panama
Information about Panama
Surf Panama - Quick Facts
LOCATION: Central America
CURRENCY: Balboa / US Dollar
The Central American country of Panama has huge expanses
of tropical rainforest, is one of the most biologically diverse
areas in the world and guess what - it has great waves!
The Republic of Panama is located north of Colombia at the southern end of Central America. It's capital city is Panama City, and the country has a tropical climate.
Panama Surfing Info and Details
Panama Surf Spot Map
Although slightly less exposed to the North Pacific Swells than Costa Rica, it gets the west and south swells that are generated from the roaring forties and hurricane swells.
The main swell season is from April to October although the rest of the year is pretty consistent as well. You also have the option of driving from one coast to the other if things are not happening where you are. The almost always calm conditions are another huge plus point to surfing Panama.
Don't understand the lingo here? help is at hand with the wave terms and surf dictionary.
Quality Panama waves include P-Land, Punta Brava and the lefts at Rivermouth.
Surfing Panama - The Good
Surf Panama - The Bad and the Ugly
Intense Rainy Season
Not A Lot Else To Mention Really!
Panama Surfing Conditions
Panama Swell Size and Panama Water Temperature
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