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Punta Manzanillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Punta Manzanillo Spot ID

Manzanillo Left, Punta Manzanillo photo

Punta Manzanillo

Photo credit: Domingo Parrales

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 19:48 Local time
ThuFriday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 35
ENE 30
ENE 30
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Punta Manzanillo in Tola Province is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and rocks.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa Colorado, 3 km from Punta Manzanillo.

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Punta Manzanillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rivas Airport, 25 km from Punta Manzanillo.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Punta Manzanillo

Overall Punta Manzanillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Punta Manzanillo:

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    40 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Manzanillo is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Manzanillo is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 162 km (101 miles) away.
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