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Perro Fino Surf Guide

Perro Fino in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks, theft.

Perro Fino Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Perro Fino:

The best conditions reported for surf at Perro Fino occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Perro Fino with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 54% of the time in May while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Perro Fino Location Map

Interactive Perro Fino 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 Perro Fino is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP) in Costa Rica, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Perro Fino is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 64 km (40 miles) away.

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Perro Fino Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 13 August 2022, 23:53 Local Time
SatSunday 14
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m)
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
5
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at Perro Fino

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

Wind History at Perro Fino

Wind stats for Perro Fino, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Perro Fino: