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Guiones ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Guiones Spot ID

Nosara after sunset, Guiones photo


Photo credit: brennon

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 11:23 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
S 10
Wind State off glass cross-

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Guiones (Playa Nosara) in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for sharks.

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Live Weather:

At Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport, 75 km from Guiones.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
31 °C

Current weather near Guiones

Overall Guiones Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Guiones is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Guiones is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua is the fifth nearest airport to Guiones and is 252 km (157 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Guiones, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Guiones sea temperature, Guiones photographs, Guiones detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Guiones webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Guiones 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 Guiones.