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Latitude: 8° 33.425' N
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Make a right at Gorgona Beach, 1 hour drive from Panama City, follow the road all the way down to the beach it will take you to the Chame rivermouth, park and then walk about 2 minutes to Malibu.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
Surf from low to high or vice versa, careful at parking many ripoffs have been reported, if possible park in front of the wave, need 4x4.
Uncrowded week days generally picks up a couple more feet than other breaks in the area, watchout for buried trees, be careful with your belongings local thiefs around.
It is a nice fast shallow barrel, and it is worth the drive. Contact www.riomarsurf.com
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 12-02-2007
- We surfed this spot last October and it was nice. We were there on a Sunday- it was head high, breaking clean, and it wasn't too crowded at all. The only thing that sucks is all the runoff from slash-and-burn farming nearby... there is some ash and debris close to shore.
By anonymous , 07-06-2004
- the wave is really fun, i went with some onshore winds and it was still barreling. watch out for the croc that lives in the river
By email@example.com , 02-10-2001
malibu is my home - malibu is the best beachbreak nearPanama City, the best conditions are with offshore winds, the perfection crates some times barrels like Indonesia, it is very consitent all year long...
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