Rio Tulin Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 29.7 °C
Rio Tulin in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the river break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and crocodiles.
For Playa Hermosa, 6 km from Rio Tulin.
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At Juan Santamaría International Airport, San José, 63 km from Rio Tulin.
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Continuous moderate rain
Overall Rio Tulin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Use this relief map to navigate to Golfo de Nicoya surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Rio Tulin
Tide stations nearest to Rio Tulin:
- Closest tide stationChacarita34 mi
- Second closest tide stationPunta Arenas35 mi
- Third closest tide stationLimon109 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationSan Juan del Norte (Greytown)112 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationGolfito114 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Rio Tulin:
- Closest ski areaHuascaran (Peru)1375 mi
- Second closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)1728 mi
- Third closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)1761 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)1764 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)1771 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Rio Tulin:
- Closest city locationSan Rafael Abajo (Costa Rica)27 mi
- Second closest city locationChacarita (Costa Rica)34 mi
- Third closest city locationPuntarenas (Costa Rica)35 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSan Rafael (Costa Rica)37 mi
- Fifth closest city locationAserri (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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