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Panga Drops, February 2018

Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Stormy
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean

Playa Colorado, February 2018

Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean

Playa Santana, February 2018

Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean

Panga Drops, February 2017

Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Overhead, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Glassy

Playa Santana, February 2017

Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Head High, Clean
Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Glassy

Popoyo, February 2017

Popoyo: Shoulder High, Clean
Popoyo: Overhead, Clean
Popoyo: Shoulder High, Clean

Playa Colorado, February 2017

Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Overhead, Clean
Playa Colorado: Overhead, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Glassy
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean

Panga Drops, February 2016

Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Stormy
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Stormy
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Stormy
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean

Playa Colorado, February 2016

Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Stormy
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Stormy
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Head High, Clean

Playa Santana, February 2016

Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Santana: Shoulder High, Clean

Panga Drops, February 2015

Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Waist High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Glassy
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Head High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean

Playa Colorado, February 2015

Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, Clean

Panga Drops, February 2014

Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanGreat weather, not such great waves. Occasional rideable shoulders coming though.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanMore size, less wind. Fun.
Panga Drops: Waist High, CleanTiny waves once again made up for slightly by perfect weather. A few waist high waves coming in from time to time.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, Clean
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanGot fun on the rising tide midday. Lighter winds, great weather again.
Panga Drops: Head High, CleanEnjoying the uptick. Not looking promising the rest of the week, but due to pick up a little Friday, Feb 14th and through the weekend. March just round the corner now and will mark the start to the 2014 Southern Swell Season...
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanImproved conditions today with less wind and swell coming in a little stronger. Looks like Weds/ Thurs could get fun. First solid 'surf season' swell appearing on the end of the long range, March 5th.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanNot much to get excited about today. Long range holds promise with the first swell of the season arriving March 4th.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanLight wind, fun day at Panga Drops! The Nica weather & surf conditions are as predictable as they come. March typically sees the first of the southern swells. March 5th we have a respectable southerly due in.
Panga Drops: Head High, CleanSolid head high surf this morning on the falling tide.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanConsistent shoulder high, sets coming in head high. Light wind early, became breezy and clouded over mid morning.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanSmall today. First half of March (from the 5th) will/ should be SOLID...
Panga Drops: Head High, CleanHead high on sets, but inconsistent. Not much on the forecast through the rest of the week. March looks promising.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanSmall today Wednesday and will be smaller still tomorrow, Friday. Looks like it may go completely flat over the weekend. HOWEVER.... March 6th through the middle of the month will be FIRING with a double tap of two powerful Southerlies. The first due in on the 6th. The second centered on the 13th. Swell Season 2014 begins.

Playa Colorado, February 2014

Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanNo break in the breeze. Some swell giving shoulder to head high waves. Better than it has been.
Playa Colorado: Waist High, CleanSmall waves and windy, again. Midweek through Saturday looking OK although no let up expected in the winds. Unseasonable rain showers this morning.
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanMore of the same; shoulder high surf, 15-20mph side offshore wind. March is fast approaching. We usually have consistent swell in March as the South Pacific summer comes to an end. But can also be windy due to cold weather and high pressure up north. April is known for solid swell and the winter winds abate.
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanHead high sets coming in from time to time, but inconsistent. Nothing on the forecast through the rest of the week.

Panga Drops, February 2013

Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanStrong winds again and not much swell. Fun shoulder high waves on the inside at Panga Drops.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanTiny and closed out at Colorados today. Panga Drops managing to give a few shredable waves.
Panga Drops: Waist High, CleanBarely any waves today. Plenty of wind!
Panga Drops: Head High, CleanIncrease in swell today, but the wind was cranking too. Tomorrow looking OK and there appear to be a couple of swells on the forecast for next week. Not much happening up at Colorados but plenty of fun waves to be picked off at Panga Drops.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanWind down a bit today and cloudy. Some small waves coming in at Panga Drops. Nothing up the beach at Colorados.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanFun high tide session on the inside at Panga Drops this afternoon. Strong winds continue and no significant swell on the horizon.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanShoulder high, consistent, light offshore breeze & perfect weather. Happy Valentines Day!
Panga Drops: Waist High, CleanBeautiful weather with light offshore breeze, but barely any swell. Shoulder high and gutless at Panga Drops. Went to have a look round at Santana; not much happening there either.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanFun inside session at Panga Drops in spite of once again strong winds. Slight increase in swell today.
Panga Drops: Shoulder High, CleanSimilar to yesterday; shoulder high, strong wind & fun waves to be had on the inside at Panga Drops. The locals are headed down for the Pitaya Fest surf comp tomorrow, Thursday. The contest is to be held Saturday & Sunday at Playa Hermosa (San Juan del Sur). Swell forecast looking none to good for the weekend, but Monday through next week holds promise with lighter winds and multiple pulses expected.

Playa Colorado, February 2013

Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanSlight bump in the swell today giving occasional shoulder high nuggets on both the left and the right. More of the same expected for the rest of the week. Gerardo's first (photographed) barrel, nice one Gerardo!!! :)
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanStrong wind died down the hour before sunset giving for a fun early evening session. Shoulder high, clean, mostly on the left but a few rights appearing. There's a 14 second swell lingering through the rest of this week and a longer period pulse expected in at the weekend.
Playa Colorado: Waist High, CleanSmall waves and breezy. Codo out there endangering the line up with a SUP and long metal pole...
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanThis year's beginning to get a groundhog day feel to it.... small & windy, small & windy, small & windy... Well, March isn't far away so with the arrival of Spring we should start seeing more swell. Not far away now. There are several small bumps due in next week. Lots of turtles about this year.
Playa Colorado: Waist High, CleanBarely surfable, waist high on the sets!
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanLight wind and perfect weather again today. Not much swell. Fun session midday just before low.
Playa Colorado: Waist High, CleanThe wind is back on and not much swell. Small and mostly closed out at Colorados.
Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanFinally, decent swell and light wind. Looking good for the rest of the week.
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanFun, chest high waves today and light winds again. Forecast looking steady for the next 7 days and a significant swell due in early next week, March 4th. A short lived blast of strong wind threatening to coincide with the arrival of that swell. March 1st the swell season officially starts; we'll soon see what the Nica Surf Season 2013 has in store for us :)
Playa Colorado: Shoulder High, CleanSmaller than yesterday and more wind. Looking OK for the rest of the week and March looks like it will be getting off to a good start.
Playa Colorado: Overhead, CleanSwell filled in overnight; both earlier and more than expected giving consistent overhead conditions from first light Thursday. Super clean, perfect form especially on the rights out front Altos. Wind was offshore in the 15-20mph range, sunshine all day. Forecast is showing an intensification in the swell tomorrow, Friday, then it will pump overhead through the weekend at 15 seconds, 3 foot.

Playa Hermosa, February 2013

Playa Hermosa: Waist High, CleanStrong wind and small waves for the 2013 Pitaya Fest surf competition at Playa Hermosa, to the south of San Juan del Sur. Forecast looking a little better for the finals tomorrow. The Colorados locals leading their heats.
Playa Hermosa: Shoulder High, CleanSlight increase in swell conditions for the finals today; winds remain strong. Colorados locals cleaned up in the juniors taking 1st, 2nd & 3rd. CONGRATULATIONS to Oscar, Jackson & Kevin!!

Panga Drops, February 2012

Panga Drops: Head High, CleanWe finally got some swell!!! Windy & overcast through the morning, more unseasonal rain (heavy!) at lunchtime, then got OK through the afternoon...
Panga Drops: Chest High, CleanOnce again, an overcast start to the day and light winds. Steady 3-4ft working best at low tide.
Panga Drops: Chest High, Slightly ChoppyFresh southerly pulse nearing our shores, likely to get good for the weekend. Strong wind at the moment!!

Playa Colorado, February 2012

Playa Colorado: Overhead, GlassyBeen a long wait, but we finally got some decent waves again!! Strong southerly pulse generated by storm somewhere off the coast Chile.
Playa Colorado: Overhead, CleanLight wind and strong swell continues!!
Playa Colorado: Chest High, Clean2-3ft, light offshore. Sunny. The wind is forecast to pick up midweek, then reduce again for the weekend swell. Fri, Sat & Sun looking GOOD!!!
Playa Colorado: Chest High, Clean2-3ft fun through the afternoon at Colorados. Light winds and rain just before sunset.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanFull moon, strong winds and FREEZING cold water... for here anyway!! Some OK lumps coming through bit nothing to write home about. Strong southerly swell on its way. Should be good by the weekend...
Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanSmall in the morning, getting chunky by late afternoon. Looks like the new swell will deliver...
Playa Colorado: Overhead, GlassySwell ramped up through the day, light offshores, sunshine. Perfect 10 backside barrel by Lester!!
Playa Colorado: Small But Surfable, CleanTiny waves. Today's entertainment provided by the howlers playing in the trees behind Casa la Selva...
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanLight winds and a slight bump in the swell for Valentines Day. Both the left and the right working OK, glassy early morning.
Playa Colorado: Small But Surfable, CleanSunny day and calm, hardly any swell.
Playa Colorado: Small But Surfable, CleanCalm winds again, but the waves remain tiny. Occasional makeable barrel sections popping up on the right up the north end of the break.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, Clean15 second pulse from the SSW stirring up some fun waves on both the left and the right. Blue skies, sunny & side-offshore wind gusting 20mph.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanFun sessions early morning and late afternoon, windy through the middle part of the day. Not many people about at the moment.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanSmall waves again and windy. Fun sunset session after the wind calmed.

Playa Santana, February 2012

Playa Santana: Head High, CleanSantana lit up a treat on strong southerly. Light wind through the morning.

San Jorge, February 2012

Kitesurf Report from San Jorge: Howling, Side Onshore WindFully lit up on 9 meter at San Jorge. 30 to 35kts side-onshore, choppy. Perfect conditions!!

Playa Santana, February 2011

Playa Santana: Chest High, CleanJust about surfable chest to head high waves on the low tide rising, moderate side offshore breeze.
Playa Santana: Chest High, Slightly ChoppyNo takers this morning at Playa Santana. Strong wind and pretty much closed out. The odd ridable left coming through on the south end of the beach.

Popoyo, February 2011

Popoyo: Small But Surfable, CleanTiny waves, but a few ridable ones sneaking through
Popoyo: Chest High, CleanPopoyo looking good today in the shelter from the strong winds behind the hill. Generally chest high, occasional big ones rolling in.

Playa Colorado, February 2011

Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanClosing out early on the high tide, but got OK mid morning as the tide went out. Hardly anyone about.
Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanVery low tide early morning. Occasional chunky wave rolling in off inconsistent 18 second swell, mainly closed out.
Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanStill breezy, but less so than it has been. Chest to head high and good form on the fuller tides.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanGenerally small this morning with very occasional head high sets. Breezy again.
Playa Colorado: Small But Surfable, CleanTiny at the moment, supposedly there's a 17 second swell on its way for tomorrow. Breezy.
Playa Colorado: Head High, GlassyJust Carlos in the water this morning giving us all a lesson on how to generate speed on a surf board...
Playa Colorado: Head High, CleanYesterdays swell arrived late and we finally got some juice - head high, bigger on the sets. Several peaks working. Light offshore breeze, sunny day.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, GlassyLight offshore wind and steady chest to head high waves set the scene for a fun sunset session.
Playa Colorado: Chest High, CleanSmall and closed out, occasional bit of juice rolling in. Wind offshore at 10 to 15mph.

Panga Drops, February 2011

Panga Drops: Chest High, CleanThe wind has finally reduced allowing for some OK waves today at Panga Drops. Occasional overhead sets rolling in off a 17 second, 1ft swell.
Panga Drops: Head High, Slightly ChoppyBreezy, but plenty of ridable waves coming in. Nothing happening at Colorados this morning on the low tide.
Panga Drops: Head High, Slightly Choppy Good size, good fun - between the gusts!
Panga Drops: Chest High, Slightly ChoppyChest to head high, moderate offshore.

Playa Rosada, February 2011

Playa Rosada: Small But Surfable, CleanPlaya Rosada giving a ridable little left this morning. 2-3ft peeling along nicely.