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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

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/sandbarIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Jiquilillo 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 42% of the time in July while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
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
47%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Jiquilillo Location Map

Interactive Jiquilillo 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 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.

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Jiquilillo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 19:50 Local Time
WedThursday 22
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
1.1
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 20 16 20 20
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
NW 5
NE 10
E
Wind State glass cross glass cross-
off

Swell History at Jiquilillo

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

Wind History at Jiquilillo

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    82km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    82km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    100km away

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