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El Coco ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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El Coco Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Monday, 15 October 2018, 19:13 Local time
MonTuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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El Coco in Rivas Province is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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El Coco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rivas Airport, 29 km from El Coco.

light winds from the W

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near El Coco

Overall El Coco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to El Coco:

  • Closest city location
    19 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Liberia (Costa Rica)
    44 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Jose (Costa Rica)
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    55 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to El Coco is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Coco is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 132 km (82 miles) away.
El Coco break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Coco, Rivas Province. Use the tab navigation above to view El Coco sea temperature, El Coco photographs, El Coco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Coco webcams, current wind from Rivas Province live weather stations and El Coco 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 Coco.