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La Esquina del Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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La Esquina del Mar Surf Guide

La Esquina del Mar in Golfo Dulce is a sheltered river break that only works once in a while Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks are all lefts. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

La Esquina del Mar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Esquina del Mar:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Esquina del Mar occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Esquina del Mar (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Esquina del Mar 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 7% of the time in July while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Esquina del Mar Location Map

Interactive La Esquina del Mar 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 La Esquina del Mar is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Esquina del Mar is Golfito Airport (GLF), also in Costa Rica, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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La Esquina del Mar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 16:17 Local Time
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Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at La Esquina del Mar

Surf stats for La Esquina del Mar, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Esquina del Mar

Wind stats for La Esquina del Mar, 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 La Esquina del Mar. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
    18km away
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    Reliability: very consistent
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