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San Juan del Sur ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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San Juan del Sur Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 15:13 Local time
Wednesday 20Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 20
NE 30
ENE 30
Wind State off off cross-

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San Juan del Sur in Rivas Province is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For San Juan del Sur, 3 km from San Juan del Sur.

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San Juan del Sur Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rivas Airport, 19 km from San Juan del Sur.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near San Juan del Sur

Overall San Juan del Sur Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    46 mi
  • Third closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    51 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to San Juan del Sur is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, which is 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Juan del Sur is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Juan del Sur, Rivas Province. Use the tab navigation above to view San Juan del Sur sea temperature, San Juan del Sur photographs, San Juan del Sur detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Juan del Sur webcams, current wind from Rivas Province live weather stations and San Juan del Sur 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 San Juan del Sur.