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Damas Rivermouth Surf Guide

Damas Rivermouth in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed sandbar break that has quite consistent surf Ideal winds are from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and crocodiles.

Damas Rivermouth Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Damas Rivermouth:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Damas Rivermouth 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 67% of the time in December while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Damas Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Damas Rivermouth 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 Damas Rivermouth is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Damas Rivermouth is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Damas Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 1 July 2022, 16:16 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass glass cross-

Swell History at Damas Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Damas Rivermouth

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

Damas Rivermouth Reviews:

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Happy from Happyville from Costa Rica
“Donkey Kong is right, It's a great place for croc hunting, the only thing is you'll have to fight off the drug traffickers to even have a chance at skinning one to finally bring your pair of croc boots home with you.”

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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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