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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:08 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-

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Mar Azul in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For El Carmen, 1 km from Mar Azul.

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Mar Azul Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At San Francisco de Coyote wx, 23 km from Mar Azul.


Air temperature
29.3 °C

Current weather near Mar Azul

Overall Mar Azul Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mar Azul is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mar Azul is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Third is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Mar Azul and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mar Azul, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Mar Azul sea temperature, Mar Azul photographs, Mar Azul detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mar Azul webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Mar Azul 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 Mar Azul.