Panga Drops
 
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Discription of surf spot: Panga Drops, Nicaragua

Breaks on any south or south west swell. The mountains around this beach channel the wind. It's always offshore because of Lake Nicaragua but this place is howling offshore to the point that it effects take-offs. The waves seem bigger here as it's somewhat of a wave magnet. Better at low to medium tide. Subject to sneaker sets like Blacks. Holds a big swell. Difficult paddle out if you're caught inside on a big day. Best on low to medium tide. If you're not in shape don't go out on a big day.

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Type of Wave reef break  
Direction left and right 
Bottom sand/rock bottom 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds an empty line-up 
Hazards Sneaker sets 
Lenght 50-100 meters lenght 
Places to stay no accomodation  
Nearest big city San Juan Del Sur 
Nearest airport Managua 
Other stuff to see & do Go to San Juan Del Sur for nightlife, etc. 
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