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

Overall: 3.0

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Ostional Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 19:18 Local time
SatSunday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 13 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross-

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Ostional in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Marbella, 5 km from Ostional.

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Ostional Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At samara Nicoya wx, 29 km from Ostional.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
29.0 °C

Current weather near Ostional

Overall Ostional Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ostional is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ostional is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua is the fifth nearest airport to Ostional and is 239 km (148 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ostional, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Ostional sea temperature, Ostional photographs, Ostional detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ostional webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Ostional 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 Ostional.