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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:51 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 20 16 19 19
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross cross-
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Junquillal in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Junquillal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport, 56 km from Junquillal.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Junquillal

Overall Junquillal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Junquillal:

  • Closest city location
    41 mi
  • Second closest city location
    68 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    72 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    88 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Junquillal is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Junquillal is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 177 km (110 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Junquillal, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Junquillal sea temperature, Junquillal photographs, Junquillal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Junquillal webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Junquillal 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 Junquillal.