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Playa Sardinas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Playa Sardinas Surf Guide

Playa Sardinas in Tola Province is an exposed reef break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Rarely crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Playa Sardinas Spot Info

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Surfing Playa Sardinas:

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

Playa Sardinas Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 14:41 Local time
Wednesday 27
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
E 15
E 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For El Astillero, 9 km from Playa Sardinas.

IS AT (local time)

Playa Sardinas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 7km SE of Carlos Fonseca Amador, 49 km from Playa Sardinas.

Air temperature

Current weather near Playa Sardinas

Overall Playa Sardinas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Playa Sardinas: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa Sardinas: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Surfing in Popoyo Nicaragua with Las Plumerias Lodge & Surf, Playa Sardinas photo

Playa Sardinas

Photo credit: Esteban

Playa Sardinas Location Maps

Playa Sardinas Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Tola Province surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Playa Sardinas

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Sardinas:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa Sardinas:

Tide stations nearest to Playa Sardinas:

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Juan del Sur
    33 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    89 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Realejo
    92 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Punta Arenas
    145 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Sardinas is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Sardinas is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB), also in Costa Rica, 187 km (116 miles) away.
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