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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 14:58 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 18 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
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Bajamar in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent waves The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks are all lefts and there is also a left hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include urchins, rocks, locals and pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Air temperature
26.6 °C

Current weather near Bajamar

Overall Bajamar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bajamar is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bajamar is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Bajamar and is 169 km (105 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bajamar, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Bajamar sea temperature, Bajamar photographs, Bajamar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bajamar webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Bajamar tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Costa Rica wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bajamar.