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Punta San Diego break guidePhoto by: Surf Tours Nicaragua .com

Punta San Diego Surf Guide

Punta San Diego in Leon Province is an exposed beach and point break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is a left hand point break as well. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Punta San Diego Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta San Diego:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta San Diego with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 90% of the time in July while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
90%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta San Diego Location Map

Interactive Punta San Diego 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 Punta San Diego is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, which is 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Punta San Diego is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, 184 km (114 miles) away.

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Punta San Diego Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 6 December 2021, 12:21 Local Time
Monday 06
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h)
25
20
25
25
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Punta San Diego

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

Wind History at Punta San Diego

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

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