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El Laberinto Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Monday, 12 November 2018, 14:22 Local time
Monday 12Tue
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-

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El Laberinto in Guanacaste is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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El Laberinto Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Prieta Beach DyJ Liberia wx, 22 km from El Laberinto.

wind obs. (17.7 kph from 133 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
29.7 °C

Current weather near El Laberinto

Overall El Laberinto Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to El Laberinto:

  • Closest city location
    24 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Jinotepe (Nicaragua)
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Granada (Nicaragua)
    79 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to El Laberinto is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Laberinto is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica is 190 km (118 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to El Laberinto and is 232 km (144 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Laberinto, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view El Laberinto sea temperature, El Laberinto photographs, El Laberinto detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Laberinto webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and El Laberinto 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 El Laberinto.