Paunch
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Paunch

Bocas del Toro, Panama

Bocas del Toro

Panama

Skill Level
Good for all levels

The Break

Also known as Punch. Paunch is a mellow and sometimes barreling, normal reef break going mostly left. The left begins with a tube section turning into a wall. This wave can be very fun when on the smaller side. There are a few rights off the peak, however they are less favored. Shortboards and bodyboards are ideal here. Consistency is fair year-round with mainly winter swells.


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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    3 - 5 ft
  • Swells
    NE
  • Wind
    12 mph
  • Weather
    80°f
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Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round, Mainly winter swells
  • Wave Length
    Normal
  • Board Type
    Shortboard, Funboard
  • Type of Break
    Reef
  • Swell directions
    N, NE
  • Best wind directions
    W, SW
  • Crowd levels / week
    Empty
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few
  • Seabed
    Reef
  • Best tides
    Low, Mid, High
  • Power
    Mellow, Barreling
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Bocas del Toro (known as Bocas) is located on the island of Isla Colon in the Bocas del Toro archipelago in Panama. Isla Colon is the archipelago's largest and most developed island. Visitors on this island often use it as a base to relax, surf, and travel nearby. The island chain has beautiful sandy beaches and tropical rainforests and life is very mellow—Caribbean style. Surf schools and shops offer gear rentals, lessons, and organize surf boat trips.

Location
Bocas del Toro, Panama 2 listings within this region
Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Shaded Area
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Boats/Tow-ins to Breaks
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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