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Dominical ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.8
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.6

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Dominical Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 15:37 Local time
Friday 18Sat
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 10 6 10
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
Wind State glass off glass glass

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Dominical in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Live Weather:

At TobiasBolanosPalma International Airport, 86 km from Dominical.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
24.3 °C

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Overall Dominical Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Dominical:

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    48 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dominical is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dominical is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Dominical and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dominical, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view Dominical sea temperature, Dominical photographs, Dominical detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dominical webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and Dominical tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica 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 Dominical.