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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.0

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La Jaimacana (The Pipes) break guidePhoto by: Surf Tours Nicaragua

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Surf Guide

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) in Leon Province is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and rocks.

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Spot Info

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

Surfing La Jaimacana (The Pipes):

The best conditions reported for surf at La Jaimacana (The Pipes) occur when a South-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 La Jaimacana (The Pipes) sea temperature, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) photographs, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) webcams, current wind from Leon Province live weather stations and La Jaimacana (The Pipes) 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 La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Surf:

Friday, 14 August 2020, 19:48 Local time
Friday 14Sat
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
E 20
E 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Asuchillo Beach Break, 2 km from La Jaimacana (The Pipes).

IS AT (local time)

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 56 km from La Jaimacana (The Pipes).

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

Overall La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for La Jaimacana (The Pipes): see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for La Jaimacana (The Pipes): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Steve O, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) photo

La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

Photo credit: Surf Tours Nicaragua .com

slotted, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) photo

La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

Photo credit: Surf Tours Nicaragua

Binho Nunes - Pro Surfer, La Jaimacana (The Pipes) photo

La Jaimacana (The Pipes)

Photo credit: Miramar Surf Camp

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Location Maps

La Jaimacana (The Pipes) Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to La Jaimacana (The Pipes):

Tide stations nearest to La Jaimacana (The Pipes):

  • Closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    54 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    El Realejo
    57 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    La Union, El Salvador
    127 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Jaimacana (The Pipes) is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Jaimacana (The Pipes) is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 188 km (117 miles) away.
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