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Junquillal Surf Guide

Junquillal in Guanacaste is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Junquillal Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Junquillal:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Junquillal with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 64% of the time in September while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
64%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Junquillal Location Map

Interactive Junquillal 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 Junquillal is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Junquillal is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Junquillal Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 10:11 Local Time
Friday 26
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 12 11 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
NE 5
ESE 10
ESE
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Swell History at Junquillal

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

Wind History at Junquillal

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

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