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Las Avellanas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Las Avellanas

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Las Avellanas

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Las Avellanas

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.7 °C

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Monday, 22 October 2018, 08:23 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-
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Las Avellanas in Guanacaste is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rocks in the line up. "Playa Avellanas, situated along the northern coast of Costa Rica is a world-renowned destination for Surfing. It offers easy and fast access to Playa Grande, Playa Tamarindo, Playa Langosta, Playa Negra and Junquillal making it a perfect Surf Camp Vacation destination. Playa Avellanas stands out as one of the best Surfing locations in Costa Rica with a half dozen or more surf spots; offering point breaks, beach breaks and reef breaks(La Purruja, El Beachbreak, Palo Seco, El Estero, Little Hawaii y Golfo Persico)" Roger Jaeggli (

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Diria, 8 km from Las Avellanas.

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Las Avellanas Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Lomas Santa Cruz wx, 12 km from Las Avellanas.


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  • Closest city location
    39 mi
  • Second closest city location
    70 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    75 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    83 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Las Avellanas is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Las Avellanas is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 181 km (112 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Las Avellanas, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Las Avellanas sea temperature, Las Avellanas photographs, Las Avellanas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Las Avellanas webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Las Avellanas 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 Las Avellanas.