Jiquilillo Spot ID
Photo credit: Susan Baker
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 29.9 °C
Jiquilillo in Leon Province is a reasonably exposed beach/sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.
Overall Jiquilillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Ski Resorts closest to Jiquilillo:
- The closest passenger airport to Jiquilillo is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, which is 147 km (91 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Jiquilillo is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 159 km (99 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, 186 km (116 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Jiquilillo, Leon Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Jiquilillo sea temperature, Jiquilillo photographs, Jiquilillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jiquilillo webcams, current wind from Leon Province live weather stations and Jiquilillo 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 Jiquilillo.