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What is the surf like in September? (tamarindo)

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What is the surf like in September? (tamarindo)

We are from Virginia, so the surf is FLAT, Flat, flat!! (just figured I would mention that so everyone knows the expectations aren't that high).

We are planning a trip in September and are most likely going to stay in Tamarindo, we will have a car so we can drive to other beaches as well. Will there be any surf at all? My husband wants to bring his own board, but I'm wondering if it is even worth it to pay for it on a plane? Thanks!

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1. Re: What is the surf like in September? (tamarindo)

You can send a PM to surfsponge...he lives around Tamarindo-Langosta beach...he is a surfer and a incredible nice person...loves to answer questions...and he really knows about surfing!

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Hey Nina,

The surf is generally pretty good in September and actually a little more consistent than the rest of the year. I would suggest not bringing a board as there are hundreds (if not thousands) of rental boards in the town that you can pick up from a range of 10-20 dollars per day. Let us know if you need any more information! See you out here!

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Tamarindo is only slightly sheltered from swells and many close by spots are entirely open to swells. We're on the Pacific Ocean, so there is surf. The size of the surf goes in cycles, However, in general, we have more surf than were you're from.

Lately, the surf has been big and clean! Our area is blessed with many different surf spots to explore. When you get here rent a board and get latest surf intelligence. Ellen and the folks at the surf shop (Waves Costa Rica) at the Best Western Vista Villas are real experts who deal with this question everyday.

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4. Re: What is the surf like in September? (tamarindo)

Thank you surfsponge...with you we learn almost in a daily basis somenthing new about surfing in Tamarindo and some other Guanacaste beaches! GRACIAS!

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5. Re: What is the surf like in September? (tamarindo)

For people wondering what the surf really looks like (End of July), here is a link to a video of today's waves. Thank you roadadvisor!

witchsrocksurfcamp.com/surf-report/…

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