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

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Playa Sardinas Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tola Province, Nicaragua)

Surfing in Popoyo Nicaragua with Las Plumerias Lodge & Surf, Playa Sardinas photo

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Playa Sardinas Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 00:56 Local time

Thu Friday 27
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 18 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 30
E 25
E 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-

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Playa Sardinas in Tola Province is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Perfect Peak (Playa Rosado), 9 km from Playa Sardinas.

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Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 65 km from Playa Sardinas.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Playa Sardinas

Overall Playa Sardinas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Sardinas:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Perfect Peak (Playa Rosado) 6 mi
Second closest break Playa Papollo 7 mi
Third closest break El Astillero 9 mi
Fourth closest break Playa Gigante 10 mi
Fifth closest break Casares 18 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa Sardinas:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 482 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 577 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 886 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 992 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1012 mi

Tide stations nearest to Playa Sardinas:

Closest tide station Masachapa 25 mi
Second closest tide station San Juan del Sur 33 mi
Third closest tide station Corinto 89 mi
Fourth closest tide station El Realejo 92 mi
Fifth closest tide station Punta Arenas 145 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Playa Sardinas:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1548 mi
Second closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1592 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1630 mi
Fourth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1633 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1642 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa Sardinas:

Closest city location Diriamba (Nicaragua) 20 mi
Second closest city location Jinotepe (Nicaragua) 20 mi
Third closest city location San Rafael del Sur (Nicaragua) 25 mi
Fourth closest city location Rivas (Nicaragua) 29 mi
Fifth closest city location Masaya (Nicaragua) 29 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Sardinas is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Sardinas is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 187 km (116 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Sardinas, Tola Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Sardinas sea temperature, Playa Sardinas photographs, Playa Sardinas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Sardinas webcams, current wind from Tola Province live weather stations and Playa Sardinas 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 Sardinas.


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