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Guiones ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Guiones Surf Guide

Guiones (Playa Nosara) in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for sharks.

Guiones Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Guiones:

The best conditions reported for surf at Guiones occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:
Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Guiones sea temperature, Guiones photographs, Guiones detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Guiones webcams, current wind from Guanacaste live weather stations and Guiones 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 Guiones

Guiones Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 15:02 Local time
Monday 10Tue
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

At Guiones (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Guiones Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport, 75 km from Guiones.

light winds from the W

Shower - in the vicinity
Air temperature
31 °C

Current weather near Guiones

Overall Guiones Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

Surf stats for Guiones: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Guiones: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Nosara after sunset, Guiones photo


Photo credit: brennon

Guiones Location Maps

Guiones Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Guanacaste surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Guiones

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Guiones:

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Wave buoys nearest to Guiones:

Tide stations nearest to Guiones:

  • Closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    57 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    60 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    140 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Juan del Norte (Greytown)
    150 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Guiones is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Guiones is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua is the fifth nearest airport to Guiones and is 252 km (157 miles) away.
Guiones break location map and break info