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Puerto Sandino break guidePhoto by: Surf Tours Nicaragua .com

Puerto Sandino Surf Guide

Puerto Sandino in Leon Province is an exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Puerto Sandino Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Sandino:

The best conditions reported for surf at Puerto Sandino 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 Puerto Sandino (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Puerto Sandino with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 89% of the time in December while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% 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 Puerto Sandino Location Map

Interactive Puerto Sandino 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 Puerto Sandino is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Puerto Sandino is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, 213 km (132 miles) away.

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Puerto Sandino Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 15:45 Local Time
Tuesday 17Wed
Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 14 20 20
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on cross-

Swell History at Puerto Sandino

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

Wind History at Puerto Sandino

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

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