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Playa Coyote ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Playa Coyote Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 19:42 Local time
WedThursday 18
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 10
WNW 10
Wind State cross-
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Playa Coyote in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed beach and point break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa Caletas, 5 km from Playa Coyote.

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At Lomas Santa Cruz wx, 83 km from Playa Coyote.


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Overall Playa Coyote Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Coyote is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Coyote is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Coyote and is 220 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Coyote, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Coyote sea temperature, Playa Coyote photographs, Playa Coyote detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Coyote webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Playa Coyote 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 Coyote.