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Playa Tamarindo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.7

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Playa Tamarindo Surf Forecast / Rivas Province / Nicaragua

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 14 Apr 2021 CST
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Playa Tamarindo surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Playa Tamarindo sea temperature is 28.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 27.8 max: 28.9 min: 25.9 °C)
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Playa Tamarindo surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Playa Tamarindo sea temperature is 28.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 27.8 max: 28.9 min: 25.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Rivas Province

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Playa Tamarindo (moderate winds from the E at Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport 73 km from Playa Tamarindo).

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How big are the waves at Playa Tamarindo today?

The current surf forecast for Playa Tamarindo at 9PM is: 1.1m 18s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.5m 9s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm April 14). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (14 Apr)--
Afternoon (14 Apr)3.5ft (1.1m)18s
Evening (14 Apr)3.5ft (1.1m)18s

Table - waves today at Playa Tamarindo. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thu
22
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
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30
ENE
30
E
35
E
30
ENE
30
ENE
30
ENE
35
ENE
30
ENE
25
E
20
ESE
25
E
20
E
15
ENE
20
E
20
ENE
10
NE
10
E
10
SE
10
SE
5
E
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NNE
5
SE
10
SSE
10
S
0
SE
0
SE
5
ENE
5
NNE
5
NW
5
WSW
15
SW
10
SSE
5
SW
0
NNE
5
E
5
NE
5
NNE
5
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
20
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
E
25
E
20
E
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
30
ENE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
glassglassglassoffoffglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
4:21PM
2.44
4:46AM
2.24
4:56PM
2.39
5:22AM
2.17
5:31PM
2.31
5:59AM
2.08
6:07PM
2.22
6:38AM
1.97
6:46PM
2.11
7:21AM
1.88
7:31PM
2.02
8:13AM
1.82
8:26PM
1.95
9:15AM
1.82
9:32PM
1.92
10:39PM
0.25
10:45AM
0.41
11:14PM
0.31
11:20AM
0.49
11:51PM
0.39
11:56AM
0.59
12:29AM
0.49
12:34PM
0.69
1:11AM
0.59
1:17PM
0.78
2:00AM
0.67
2:11PM
0.84
2:57AM
0.71
3:18PM
0.85

Note: the tide data above is for San Juan del Sur which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Playa Tamarindo.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Playa Tamarindo blow from the NE

Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thu
22
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
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