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Bajamar Surf Guide

Bajamar in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks are all lefts and a left hand reef break too. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, locals and pollution.

Bajamar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bajamar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bajamar occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bajamar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 65% of the time in December while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Bajamar Location Map

Interactive Bajamar 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 Bajamar is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bajamar is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 78 km (48 miles) away.

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Bajamar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 20:41 Local Time
SatSunday 22
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Bajamar

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

Wind History at Bajamar

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

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