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Playa Caletas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa Caletas Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 23:07 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
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Playa Caletas in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The right reef break is best, but there is a left reef too.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport, 99 km from Playa Caletas.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
26 °C

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Overall Playa Caletas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Caletas is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Caletas is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Caletas and is 216 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Caletas, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Caletas sea temperature, Playa Caletas photographs, Playa Caletas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Caletas webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Playa Caletas 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 Playa Caletas.