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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 Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Sunday, 26 April 2015, 22:05 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
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NW 10
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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 .

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Nosara Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Juan Santamaria Airport, 163 km from Nosara Beach.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Nosara Beach

Overall Nosara Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Also see Nosara Beach surf quality by seasonand Nosara Beach surf quality by month.

Nosara Beach Location Maps

Nosara Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nosara Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Nosara Beach:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
Nosara Beach break location map and break info

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.