Nosara Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Nosara Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

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Nosara Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Saturday, 28 February 2015, 11:27 Local time

Saturday 28
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 20
E 15
S 10
Wind State cross-

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Nosara Beach in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of .

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Guiones (Playa Nosara), 4 km from Nosara Beach.

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Live Weather:

At Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport, 70 km from Nosara Beach.

fresh winds from the E

Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Nosara Beach

Overall Nosara Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nosara Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Guiones (Playa Nosara) 2 mi
Second closest break Olgas (Playa Nosara) 2 mi
Third closest break Ostional 4 mi
Fourth closest break Playa Guiones 6 mi
Fifth closest break Playa Negra 16 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Nosara Beach:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 549 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 681 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 996 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1099 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1125 mi

Tide stations nearest to Nosara Beach:

Closest tide station Punta Arenas 59 mi
Second closest tide station Chacarita 62 mi
Third closest tide station San Juan del Sur 88 mi
Fourth closest tide station Masachapa 136 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Juan del Norte (Greytown) 150 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Nosara Beach:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1433 mi
Second closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1699 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1735 mi
Fourth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1738 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1746 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Nosara Beach:

Closest city location Liberia (Costa Rica) 48 mi
Second closest city location Puntarenas (Costa Rica) 58 mi
Third closest city location Chacarita (Costa Rica) 62 mi
Fourth closest city location San Jose (Costa Rica) 78 mi
Fifth closest city location Quesada (Costa Rica) 89 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Nosara Beach is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nosara Beach is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua is the fifth nearest airport to Nosara Beach and is 245 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nosara Beach, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Nosara Beach sea temperature, Nosara Beach photographs, Nosara Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nosara Beach webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Nosara Beach 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 Nosara Beach.


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