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Paso Caballo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Paso Caballo Surf Guide

Paso Caballo in Leon Province is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Paso Caballo Spot Info

Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Paso Caballo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Paso Caballo occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Paso Caballo 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 44% of the time in July while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% 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 Paso Caballo Location Map

Interactive Paso Caballo 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 nearest passenger airport to Paso Caballo is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 141 km (88 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Paso Caballo is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, 160 km (99 miles) away.

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Paso Caballo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 20:01 Local Time
SatSunday 06
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
NE 5
NE 10
Wind State glass off off off

Swell History at Paso Caballo

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

Wind History at Paso Caballo

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/sandbar
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    81km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    97km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    101km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Paso Caballo: