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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Rivermouth at Avellanas

Costa Rica, Guanacaste

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 10° 14.157' N
Longitude: 85° 50.47' W

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 Access

Walk from the parking lot about a 1/2 mile North.
Walk through Cabinas Las Olas over the wooden bridge and then a 1/4 mile North.
Paddle across the rivermouth east of the beach and then walk 150 yards straight to the break.

English (Translate this text in English): Walk from the parking lot about a 1/2 mile North.
Walk through Cabinas Las Olas over the wooden bridge and then a 1/4 mile North.
Paddle across the rivermouth east of the beach and then walk 150 yards straight to the break.

English (Translate this text in English): Walk from the parking lot about a 1/2 mile North.
Walk through Cabinas Las Olas over the wooden bridge and then a 1/4 mile North.
Paddle across the rivermouth east of the beach and then walk 150 yards straight to the break.

English (Translate this text in English): Walk from the parking lot about a 1/2 mile North.
Walk through Cabinas Las Olas over the wooden bridge and then a 1/4 mile North.
Paddle across the rivermouth east of the beach and then walk 150 yards straight to the break.

DistanceTake a car

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeRivermouth

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerPowerful

Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth

Good wind directionWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to Don't know

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

More details

Week crowdCrowded

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

Find the current to the left of the break for an easier paddle out.

It can get crowded, catch your share and share a few with your brothers.

The wave speed depends on the size and tide and can be slow or fastm mushy or hollow but when the rest of Avellanas is small the rivermouth may have something.

English (Translate this text in English): Find the current to the left of the break for an easier paddle out.

It can get crowded, catch your share and share a few with your brothers.

The wave speed depends on the size and tide and can be slow or fastm mushy or hollow but when the rest of Avellanas is small the rivermouth may have something.

English (Translate this text in English): Find the current to the left of the break for an easier paddle out.

It can get crowded, catch your share and share a few with your brothers.

The wave speed depends on the size and tide and can be slow or fastm mushy or hollow but when the rest of Avellanas is small the rivermouth may have something.

English (Translate this text in English): Find the current to the left of the break for an easier paddle out.

It can get crowded, catch your share and share a few with your brothers.

The wave speed depends on the size and tide and can be slow or fastm mushy or hollow but when the rest of Avellanas is small the rivermouth may have something.

Atmosphere

As with any spot it depends heavily on what type of surfers are out there surfing with you.
It is a beatiful spot to surf, the water is clean and the views are awesome.

English (Translate this text in English): As with any spot it depends heavily on what type of surfers are out there surfing with you.
It is a beatiful spot to surf, the water is clean and the views are awesome.

English (Translate this text in English): As with any spot it depends heavily on what type of surfers are out there surfing with you.
It is a beatiful spot to surf, the water is clean and the views are awesome.

English (Translate this text in English): As with any spot it depends heavily on what type of surfers are out there surfing with you.
It is a beatiful spot to surf, the water is clean and the views are awesome.

General

I like the spot and plan to surf it again.

English (Translate this text in English): I like the spot and plan to surf it again.

English (Translate this text in English): I like the spot and plan to surf it again.

English (Translate this text in English): I like the spot and plan to surf it again.

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Liquid Peace avatar
Rivermouth at Avellanas
De Liquid Peace
Jan 22, 2007
- good fun with a lot of people out. good group though with no agros.  
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