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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: 29.1 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 02:00 Local time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 20 19 19 19
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 30
Wind State off off off off

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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 Perfect Peak (Playa Rosado), 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

Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Playa Sardinas

Overall Playa Sardinas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Playa Sardinas Location Maps

Playa Sardinas Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Sardinas:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa Sardinas:

Tide stations nearest to Playa Sardinas:

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    33 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    89 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    92 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    145 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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.
Playa Sardinas break location map and break info

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.