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Dona Ana Surf Guide

Dona Ana in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. It's often crowded here. Hazards include - Rocks - Localism.

Dona Ana Spot Info

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

Surfing Dona Ana:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dona Ana occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dona Ana with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in June 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.
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 Dona Ana Location Map

Interactive Dona Ana 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 Dona Ana is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dona Ana is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Dona Ana Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 1 July 2022, 16:36 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Dona Ana

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

Wind History at Dona Ana

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

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