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Boca Barranca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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Boca Barranca Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 23:50 Local time
SunMonday 22
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
NE 5
NE 5
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Boca Barranca in Golfo de Nicoya is a sheltered point break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and polluition.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chacarita, 5 km from Boca Barranca.

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Boca Barranca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Juan Santamaria Airport, 58 km from Boca Barranca.

light winds from the E.(Wind varies from 040 to 120 degs)

Air temperature
21 °C

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Overall Boca Barranca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Boca Barranca is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Boca Barranca is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Boca Barranca and is 179 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Boca Barranca, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Boca Barranca sea temperature, Boca Barranca photographs, Boca Barranca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Boca Barranca webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Boca Barranca 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 Boca Barranca.