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El Astillero ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Astillero Spot ID

Good day at Astillero with Las Plumerias, El Astillero photo

El Astillero

Photo credit: Esteban

Type: reef/Rivermouth

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 23:10 Local time
TueWednesday 02
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 30
ENE 25
ENE 20
Wind State off cross-
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El Astillero in Tola Province is an exposed reef/Rivermouth break that has fairly consistent surf Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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El Astillero Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 61 km from El Astillero.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near El Astillero

Overall El Astillero Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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El Astillero Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to El Astillero:

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Wave buoys nearest to El Astillero:

Tide stations nearest to El Astillero:

  • Closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    42 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    81 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    83 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    La Union, El Salvador
    154 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to El Astillero:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1555 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1588 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1626 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1630 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1638 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to El Astillero:

  • Closest city location
    San Rafael del Sur (Nicaragua)
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Diriamba (Nicaragua)
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Jinotepe (Nicaragua)
    18 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Masaya (Nicaragua)
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Managua (Nicaragua)
    32 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to El Astillero is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Astillero is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 199 km (124 miles) away.
El Astillero break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Astillero, Tola Province. Use the tab navigation above to view El Astillero sea temperature, El Astillero photographs, El Astillero detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Astillero webcams, current wind from Tola Province live weather stations and El Astillero tide predictions. The Nicaragua swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua 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 El Astillero.