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Playa Tamarindo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.7

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Playa Tamarindo Surf Forecast / Rivas Province / Nicaragua

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 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 25.8 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 26.6 max: 28.5 min: 25.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)111111101010101010912121216151514141918181717
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)40363533323130292816222221383775747191112111100135
Wind
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25 ENE25
25 ENE25
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
5 SW5
5 WSW5
0 NE0
10 WSW10
5 NW5
5 WNW5
15 WSW15
10 W10
5 WNW5
10 WSW10
0 N0
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
25 ENE25
Wind State(?)offoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:28AM
2.10

7:59PM
2.20
8:18AM
1.96

8:49PM
2.11
9:14AM
1.85

9:44PM
2.05
10:17AM
1.79

10:43PM
2.04
11:19AM
1.80

11:40PM
2.06

12:19PM
1.85
12:33AM
2.13

1:09PM
1.94


Low Tide
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1:26AM
0.50

1:38PM
0.47
2:16AM
0.61

2:25PM
0.60

3:12AM
0.69
3:18PM
0.71

4:12AM
0.72
4:17PM
0.77

5:14AM
0.71
5:17PM
0.77

6:11AM
0.65

6:15PM
0.73
7:01AM
0.56



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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2628292629292528282428282428282428302628302624
Low °C
2426272426272426262426252325252425272325282424
Chill °C (?)
2628292629292528282428282428282428302628302624
Sunrise
-6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07---
Sunset
--5:40--5:40--5:40--5:42--5:42--5:43--5:43--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu afternoon, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.