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Agujas ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Agujas Surf Guide

Agujas in Golfo de Nicoya is a sheltered point break The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of - Rocks - Pollution.

Agujas Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
29.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Agujas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Agujas occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Agujas (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Agujas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in September while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Agujas Location Map

Interactive Agujas surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Agujas is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Agujas is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Agujas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 22:12 Local Time
SunMonday 10
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 20 10 19 19
Wind (km/h) 0
SW 5
NE 5
Wind State glass cross-

Swell History at Agujas

Surf stats for Agujas, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Agujas

Wind stats for Agujas, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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