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Brasilito Surf Guide

Brasilito in Guanacaste is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf Ideal winds are from the east southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks consists of lefts and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Watch out for - Sharks.

Brasilito Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Brasilito:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Brasilito with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in July while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% 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 Brasilito Location Map

Interactive Brasilito 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 Brasilito is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Brasilito is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Brasilito Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 06:55 Local Time
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Period (s) - - 18 18
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Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Brasilito

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

Wind History at Brasilito

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

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