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Nosara Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Nosara Beach Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 22:45 Local time
TueWednesday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
NE 15
NE 15
Wind State glass 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, 7 km from Nosara Beach.

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Nosara Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport, 70 km from Nosara Beach.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Nosara Beach

Overall Nosara Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • 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.