Rio Tulin ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Rio Tulin Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica)


Rio Tulin Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:36 Local time

Monday 30
3AM 6AM 9AM 12PM
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
W 20
Wind State cross-

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Rio Tulin in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break provides left and right handers. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and crocodiles.

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Tide Times:

For Playa Hermosa, 6 km from Rio Tulin.

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Live Weather:

At Juan Santamaria Airport, 63 km from Rio Tulin.

light winds from the ENE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Rio Tulin

Overall Rio Tulin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rio Tulin:

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Closest break The Tree 3 mi
Second closest break Playa Hermosa 4 mi
Third closest break Esterillos Oeste 5 mi
Fourth closest break Roca Loca 6 mi
Fifth closest break Playa Jaco 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Rio Tulin:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 542 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 711 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 1065 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1132 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1174 mi

Tide stations nearest to Rio Tulin:

Closest tide station Chacarita 34 mi
Second closest tide station Punta Arenas 35 mi
Third closest tide station Limon 109 mi
Fourth closest tide station San Juan del Norte (Greytown) 112 mi
Fifth closest tide station Golfito 114 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Rio Tulin:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1375 mi
Second closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1728 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1761 mi
Fourth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1764 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1771 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Rio Tulin:

Closest city location San Rafael Abajo (Costa Rica) 27 mi
Second closest city location Chacarita (Costa Rica) 34 mi
Third closest city location Puntarenas (Costa Rica) 35 mi
Fourth closest city location San Rafael (Costa Rica) 37 mi
Fifth closest city location Aserri (Costa Rica) 39 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Rio Tulin is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rio Tulin is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Rio Tulin and is 159 km (99 miles) away.
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