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Flamingo Point Surf Guide

Flamingo Point in Guanacaste is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef break. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of rips, rocks.

Flamingo Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Flamingo Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Flamingo Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 86% of the time in July while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
86%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Flamingo Point Location Map

Interactive Flamingo 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 Flamingo Point is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Flamingo Point is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Flamingo Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 01:27 Local Time
Friday 23
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 10
ENE 5
NNW
Wind State off off cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Flamingo Point

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

Wind History at Flamingo Point

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away

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