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Puerto Sandino ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 2.4

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Puerto Sandino Spot ID

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Puerto Sandino

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Puerto Sandino

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Puerto Sandino

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Puerto Sandino

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.9 °C

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 19:45 Local time
WedThursday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State off cross-
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Puerto Sandino in Leon Province is an exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Puerto Sandino Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chinandega Airport, 60 km from Puerto Sandino.

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Current weather near Puerto Sandino

Overall Puerto Sandino Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Puerto Sandino is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Puerto Sandino is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, 213 km (132 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Puerto Sandino, Leon Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Puerto Sandino sea temperature, Puerto Sandino photographs, Puerto Sandino detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puerto Sandino webcams, current wind from Leon Province live weather stations and Puerto Sandino 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 Puerto Sandino.