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Punta Barigona Surf Guide

Punta Barigona in Golfo de Nicoya is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest.The break here is a left hand point. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Punta Barigona Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Barigona:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Barigona occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Barigona with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 56% of the time in November while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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 Punta Barigona Location Map

Interactive Punta Barigona 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 Punta Barigona is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Barigona is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), also in Costa Rica, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Punta Barigona Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 23:24 Local Time
MonTuesday 09
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 17 17
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Punta Barigona

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

Wind History at Punta Barigona

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

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