Playa Naranjo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Playa Naranjo Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Guanacaste, Costa Rica)


Playa Naranjo Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 13:20 Local time

Saturday 18
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 17 14 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Playa Naranjo in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks, sharks,sea crcodiles,sea-lice.

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Live Weather:

At Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport, 25 km from Playa Naranjo.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
34.8 °C

Current weather near Playa Naranjo

Overall Playa Naranjo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Naranjo:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Roca Bruja 0 mi
Second closest break Potrero Grande (OlliesPoint) 9 mi
Third closest break Ostional 22 mi
Fourth closest break Los Pechos 25 mi
Fifth closest break El Coco 27 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa Naranjo:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 501 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 626 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 951 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1044 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1071 mi

Tide stations nearest to Playa Naranjo:

Closest tide station San Juan del Sur 34 mi
Second closest tide station Punta Arenas 81 mi
Third closest tide station Chacarita 83 mi
Fourth closest tide station Masachapa 89 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Juan del Norte (Greytown) 135 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Playa Naranjo:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1484 mi
Second closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1643 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1679 mi
Fourth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1683 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1690 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa Naranjo:

Closest city location Liberia (Costa Rica) 20 mi
Second closest city location San Jose (Costa Rica) 39 mi
Third closest city location Rivas (Nicaragua) 45 mi
Fourth closest city location Puntarenas (Costa Rica) 80 mi
Fifth closest city location Granada (Nicaragua) 81 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Naranjo is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Naranjo is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica is 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Naranjo and is 226 km (140 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Naranjo, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Naranjo sea temperature, Playa Naranjo photographs, Playa Naranjo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Naranjo webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Playa Naranjo 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 Naranjo.


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