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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

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.3°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:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Guiones with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in January while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 81% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
3%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
81%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Guiones Location Map

Interactive Guiones 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 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.

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Guiones Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 10:44 Local Time
Saturday 15
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 17 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
S 10
SSE 5
SE
Wind State off cross-
on
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Swell History at Guiones

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

Wind History at Guiones

Wind stats for Guiones, 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 Guiones. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away

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