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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: 28.9 °C

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 06:16 Local time
Wednesday 25
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 35
ENE 30
Wind State off 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:

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Punta Manzanillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 86 km from Punta Manzanillo.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Punta Manzanillo

Overall Punta Manzanillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Wave buoys nearest to Punta Manzanillo:

Tide stations nearest to Punta Manzanillo:

  • Closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    15 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    43 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    108 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    110 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    127 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Punta Manzanillo:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1531 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1604 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1641 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1644 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1653 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Punta Manzanillo:

  • Closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Jinotepe (Nicaragua)
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Diriamba (Nicaragua)
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Granada (Nicaragua)
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Masaya (Nicaragua)
    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.
Punta Manzanillo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Manzanillo, Tola Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Manzanillo sea temperature, Punta Manzanillo photographs, Punta Manzanillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Manzanillo webcams, current wind from Tola Province live weather stations and Punta Manzanillo 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 Punta Manzanillo.