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Jiquilillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Jiquilillo Surf Guide

Jiquilillo in Leon Province is a reasonably exposed beach/sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Jiquilillo Spot Info

Icon  beachBeach/sandbarIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent29.7°C

Surfing Jiquilillo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Jiquilillo occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Nicaragua wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Jiquilillo sea temperature, Jiquilillo photographs, Jiquilillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jiquilillo webcams, current wind from Leon Province live weather stations and Jiquilillo tide predictions. The Nicaragua swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua 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 Jiquilillo

Jiquilillo Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 22:59 Local time
FriSaturday 11
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
NE 10
Wind State glass glass off off

Tide Times:

At Jiquilillo (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Jiquilillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 159 km from Jiquilillo.


Mist -
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Jiquilillo

Overall Jiquilillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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


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

Wave at Monty's, Jiquilillo photo


Photo credit: Susan Baker

Jiquilillo Location Maps

Jiquilillo Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Leon Province surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Jiquilillo

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Jiquilillo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Jiquilillo:

Tide stations nearest to Jiquilillo:

  • Closest tide station
    El Realejo
    27 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    La Union, El Salvador
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Puerto El Triunfo
    80 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    94 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Jiquilillo is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, which is 147 km (91 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Jiquilillo is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, 186 km (116 miles) away.
Jiquilillo break location map and break info