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Melon and Pochomil ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Melon and Pochomil Surf Guide

Melon and Pochomil in Leon Province is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Melon and Pochomil Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Melon and Pochomil:

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

Melon and Pochomil Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 04:40 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State off off off cross-

Tide Times:

For Masachapa, 2 km from Melon and Pochomil.

IS AT (local time)

Melon and Pochomil Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Managua/Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, 56 km from Melon and Pochomil.

light winds from the S

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Melon and Pochomil

Overall Melon and Pochomil Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Melon and Pochomil: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Melon and Pochomil: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Melon and Pochomil Location Maps

Melon and Pochomil 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 Melon and Pochomil

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Melon and Pochomil:

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Wave buoys nearest to Melon and Pochomil:

Tide stations nearest to Melon and Pochomil:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    57 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    67 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    La Union, El Salvador
    140 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Melon and Pochomil is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Melon and Pochomil is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 168 km (104 miles) away.
Melon and Pochomil break location map and break info