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Costeño Beach break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

Costeño Beach Surf Guide

Costeño Beach in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, rips.

Costeño Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Costeño Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Costeño Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in October while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% 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 Costeño Beach Location Map

Interactive Costeño Beach 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 Costeño Beach is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Costeño Beach is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH), also in Colombia, 104 km (65 miles) away.

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Costeño Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 06:16 Local Time
Monday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross glass cross-

Swell History at Costeño Beach

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

Wind History at Costeño Beach

Wind stats for Costeño Beach, 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 Costeño Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon river  redSandbar/river
    Reliability: very consistent
    7km away
    • Icon point  redRiver and point
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Costeño Beach: