Playa Hermosa Spot ID
Photo credit: EDUARDO HOLMANN
Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C
Playa Hermosa in Rivas Province is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.
Overall Playa Hermosa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November
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Use this relief map to navigate to Rivas Province surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Playa Hermosa
Tide stations nearest to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest tide stationSan Juan del Sur5 mi
- Second closest tide stationMasachapa63 mi
- Third closest tide stationPunta Arenas108 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationChacarita109 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationCorinto128 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest ski areaHuascaran (Peru)1513 mi
- Second closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)1617 mi
- Third closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)1653 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)1656 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)1664 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest city locationRivas (Nicaragua)17 mi
- Second closest city locationLiberia (Costa Rica)47 mi
- Third closest city locationSan Jose (Costa Rica)49 mi
- Fourth closest city locationGranada (Nicaragua)52 mi
- Fifth closest city locationJinotepe (Nicaragua)53 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Playa Hermosa is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, which is 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Playa Hermosa is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 113 km (70 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 136 km (84 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Hermosa, Rivas Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Hermosa sea temperature, Playa Hermosa photographs, Playa Hermosa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Hermosa webcams, current wind from Rivas Province live weather stations and Playa Hermosa tide predictions. The Nicaragua swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua 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 Hermosa.