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Surfing Nicaragua, Playa Colorado photo

Playa Colorado

Photo credit: David Ralph


Playa Colorado

Photo credit: Enrique lopez

Mundial Master 2012, Enrique Lopez, Playa Colorado photo

Playa Colorado

Photo credit: Enrique lopez

Mundial Master 2012, Enrique Lopez, Playa Colorado photo

Playa Colorado

Photo credit: Enrique lopez

Type: river

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.1 °C

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Sunday, 17 November 2019, 21:26 Local time
SunMonday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 35
ENE 30
ENE 30
Wind State cross-

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Playa Colorado in Tola Province is an exposed river break that has very consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the river break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of - Private beach.

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Playa Colorado (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Playa Colorado Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport, 104 km from Playa Colorado.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Playa Colorado

Overall Playa Colorado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

Surf stats for Playa Colorado: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Playa Colorado: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Playa Colorado Location Maps

Playa Colorado Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Colorado:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa Colorado:

Tide stations nearest to Playa Colorado:

  • Closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    17 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    41 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    106 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    129 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Colorado is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Colorado is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 165 km (102 miles) away.
Playa Colorado break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Colorado, Tola Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Colorado sea temperature, Playa Colorado photographs, Playa Colorado detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Colorado webcams, current wind from Tola Province live weather stations and Playa Colorado tide predictions. The Nicaragua swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua 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 Playa Colorado.