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Dominacalito and The Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Dominacalito and The Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica)

Dominacalito and The Point Surf Guide

Dominacalito and The Point in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips and rocks.

Dominacalito and The Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dominacalito and The Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dominacalito and The Point occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dominacalito and The Point (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Dominacalito and The Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in May while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dominacalito and The Point Location Map

Interactive Dominacalito and The Point 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 Dominacalito and The Point is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dominacalito and The Point is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Dominacalito and The Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 07:53 Local Time
Saturday 15
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
Period (s) 16 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SW 10
SW 5
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Dominacalito and The Point

Surf stats for Dominacalito and The Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dominacalito and The Point

Wind stats for Dominacalito and The Point, 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 Dominacalito and The Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    49km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    52km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    53km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dominacalito and The Point: