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Masa Chapa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Masa Chapa Surf Guide

Masa Chapa in Leon Province is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while Offshore winds are from the northeast. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Masa Chapa Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Masa Chapa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Masa Chapa 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 Masa Chapa sea temperature, Masa Chapa photographs, Masa Chapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Masa Chapa webcams, current wind from Leon Province live weather stations and Masa Chapa 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 Masa Chapa

Masa Chapa Surf:

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 21:11 Local time
WedThursday 13
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross-
off off off

Tide Times:

For Masachapa, 1 km from Masa Chapa.

IS AT (local time)

Masa Chapa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 56 km from Masa Chapa.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Masa Chapa

Overall Masa Chapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Masa Chapa: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Masa Chapa: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Masa Chapa Location Maps

Masa Chapa Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Leon Province surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Masa Chapa

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Masa Chapa:

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Wave buoys nearest to Masa Chapa:

Tide stations nearest to Masa Chapa:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    57 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    66 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    68 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    La Union, El Salvador
    139 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Masa Chapa is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Masa Chapa is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 169 km (105 miles) away.
Masa Chapa break location map and break info