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

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Playa Tamarindo Surf Forecast / Rivas Province / Nicaragua

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 22 May 2015 CST

Playa Tamarindo surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Playa Tamarindo sea temperature is 28.0 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.5 min: 27.1 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1616161515141414141414131913131817141616151515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)264339519480372394316290294361265253287269255307342417511400390365301
Wind
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40 ENE40
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Wind State(?)offoffcross-
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High Tide
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6:18AM
2.28

6:29PM
2.27
7:05AM
2.19

7:17PM
2.12
7:54AM
2.10

8:08PM
1.99
8:48AM
2.04

9:05PM
1.90
9:42AM
2.02

10:06PM
1.85
10:38AM
2.04

11:04PM
1.86
11:30AM
2.09



Low Tide
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12:02AM
0.23

12:22PM
0.47
12:48AM
0.35

1:12PM
0.58
1:35AM
0.48

2:05PM
0.68
2:24AM
0.59

3:02PM
0.74

3:17AM
0.66
4:01PM
0.75

4:13AM
0.70
5:01PM
0.71

5:07AM
0.70



Note: the tide data above is for San Juan del Sur which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Playa Tamarindo.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Playa Tamarindo blow from the NE.
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Summary
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High °C
2831322931322831322831322831312931332931332927
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2831322931322831322831322831312931332931332927
Sunrise
-5:18--5:18--5:18--5:18--5:18--5:18--5:18---
Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Sat afternoon, min 26°C on Mon night). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Thu afternoon, min 26°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Playa Tamarindo Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Playa Tamarindo provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Playa Tamarindo can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Playa Tamarindo surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Playa Tamarindo) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Playa Tamarindo may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Playa Tamarindo is 6 km (4 miles) from San Juan del Sur. If you plan a holiday in Rivas Province, look for hotels and other accommodation in San Juan del Sur. San Juan del Sur has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.