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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.0

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Leon Province, Nicaragua)

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.9 °C

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Saturday, 25 May 2019, 18:57 Local time
SatSunday 26
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) in Leon Province is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and rocks.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Asuchillo Beach Break, 2 km from La Jaimacana (The Pipes).

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 56 km from La Jaimacana (The Pipes).

light winds from the NE

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  • The nearest passenger airport to La Jaimacana (The Pipes) is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Jaimacana (The Pipes) is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 188 km (117 miles) away.
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