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Camaronal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.6

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Camaronal Surf Guide

Camaronal in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include Sharks, crocs.

Camaronal Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Camaronal:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Camaronal 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 70% of the time in December while 28% 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.
clean
70%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Camaronal Location Map

Interactive Camaronal 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 Camaronal is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Camaronal is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Camaronal Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 00:08 Local Time
TueWednesday 21
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSW
1.0
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 0
S 10
SE 5
NE
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Swell History at Camaronal

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

Wind History at Camaronal

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Camaronal. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    24km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    26km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Camaronal: