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Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

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Potrero Grande - Typical Swell, Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) photo

Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point)

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Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point)

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Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point)

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Type: point/Rivermouth

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Friday, 27 November 2015, 16:40 Local time
Friday 27Sat
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 40
NE 35
Wind State off off off off

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Potrero Grande(OlliesPoint) in Guanacaste is an exposed point/Rivermouth break that has consistent surf Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rocks, sharks,sea crcodiles,sea-lice and isolation.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport, 39 km from Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point).

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
30.8 °C

Current weather near Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point)

Overall Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Wave buoys nearest to Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point):

Tide stations nearest to Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point):

  • Closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    28 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    81 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    90 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Juan del Norte (Greytown)
    143 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point):

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1490 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1640 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1676 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1680 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1687 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point):

  • Closest city location
    Liberia (Costa Rica)
    29 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    40 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Jose (Costa Rica)
    46 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Jinotepe (Nicaragua)
    74 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Diriamba (Nicaragua)
    75 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Potrero Grande (OlliesPoint) is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Potrero Grande (OlliesPoint) is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica is 199 km (124 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Potrero Grande (OlliesPoint) and is 241 km (150 miles) away.
Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point), Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) sea temperature, Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) photographs, Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point) tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica 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 Potrero Grande (Ollie's Point).