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Marbella Surf Guide

Marbella in Guanacaste is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Marbella Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Marbella:

The best conditions reported for surf at Marbella occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Marbella with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 81% of the time in July while 19% 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
81%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
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 Marbella Location Map

Interactive Marbella 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 Marbella is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Marbella is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR), also in Costa Rica, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Marbella Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 04:53 Local Time
Wednesday 27
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m)
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
10
Wind State glass off glass cross-
on

Swell History at Marbella

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

Wind History at Marbella

Wind stats for Marbella, 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 Marbella. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Marbella: