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Tamarindo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

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Tamarindo Spot ID

Pico Grande, Tamarindo photo

Tamarindo

Photo credit: Costa Rica Surf Club

Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica photo

Tamarindo

Photo credit: Costa Rica Surf Club

Tamarindo photo

Tamarindo

Photo credit: Fabian Araya M

Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 03:49 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
NE 10
NNE 20
WNW
Wind State off cross-
off
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Tamarindo in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's often crowded here. Beware of .

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Diria, 1 km from Tamarindo.

IS AT (local time)

Tamarindo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Juan Santamaria Airport, 181 km from Tamarindo.

light winds from the N

km/h
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Tamarindo

Overall Tamarindo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Also see Tamarindo surf quality by seasonand Tamarindo surf quality by month.

Tamarindo Location Maps

Tamarindo Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tamarindo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Tamarindo:

Tide stations nearest to Tamarindo:

  • Closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    65 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    73 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Chacarita
    75 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Masachapa
    112 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Juan del Norte (Greytown)
    152 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Tamarindo:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1457 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1677 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1714 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1717 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1725 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Tamarindo:

  • Closest city location
    Liberia (Costa Rica)
    35 mi
  • Second closest city location
    San Jose (Costa Rica)
    67 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Puntarenas (Costa Rica)
    72 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Chacarita (Costa Rica)
    75 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Rivas (Nicaragua)
    78 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Tamarindo is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tamarindo is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 182 km (113 miles) away.
Tamarindo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tamarindo, Guanacaste. Use the tab navigation above to view Tamarindo sea temperature, Tamarindo photographs, Tamarindo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tamarindo webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Tamarindo tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica 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 Tamarindo.