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Pico Pequeno ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Pico Pequeno Surf Guide

Pico Pequeno in Guanacaste is an exposed reef break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west northwest.. Best around mid tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of .

Pico Pequeno Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pico Pequeno:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pico Pequeno occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pico Pequeno with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 91% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
91%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pico Pequeno Location Map

Interactive Pico Pequeno 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 Pico Pequeno is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pico Pequeno is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Pico Pequeno Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:49 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 14 21 20 20
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
SSW 10
SE 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pico Pequeno

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

Wind History at Pico Pequeno

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

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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away

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