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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

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Tamarindo Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:44 Local time

Saturday 28
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
NNE 10
E 25
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Tamarindo in Guanacaste is an exposed river break that usually has waves Ideal winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The river break provides left and right handers. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of .

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Diria, 1 km from Tamarindo.

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Live Weather:

At Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport, 45 km from Tamarindo.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
31.3 °C

Current weather near Tamarindo

Overall Tamarindo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tamarindo:

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Closest break Diria 1 mi
Second closest break Henrys 1 mi
Third closest break El Estero 1 mi
Fourth closest break Pico Pequeno 1 mi
Fifth closest break Playa Grande 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Tamarindo:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 535 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 659 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 972 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1078 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1101 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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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.


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