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

Overall: 3.3

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Playa Sardinas Spot ID

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

Playa Sardinas

Photo credit: Esteban

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.4 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:39 Local time
MonTuesday 25
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 30
E 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Playa Sardinas in Tola Province is an exposed reef break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Rarely crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Astillero, 9 km from Playa Sardinas.

IS AT (local time)

Playa Sardinas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

light winds from the SE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Playa Sardinas

Overall Playa Sardinas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • 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.