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Olgas ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Olgas Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 19:41 Local time
TueWednesday 18
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
NW 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Olgas (Playa Nosara) in Guanacaste is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Guiones, 2 km from Olgas.

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Live Weather:

At lightning 8km SW of Hojancha, 24 km from Olgas.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Olgas is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Olgas is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 161 km (100 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua is the fifth nearest airport to Olgas and is 249 km (155 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Olgas, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Olgas sea temperature, Olgas photographs, Olgas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Olgas webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Olgas 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 Olgas.