Popoyo Outer Reef
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Popoyo Outer Reef

Rivas, Nicaragua

Rivas

Nicaragua

Skill Level
advanced

The Break

Popoyo, The Outer Reef is a very powerful and barreling, normal left reef break that is found 400 meters offshore. This wave is exclusively for advanced and big wave surfers. Shortboards and guns are best here. Consistency is year-round with mainly summer swells.


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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    2 - 4 ft
  • Swells
    SSE
  • Wind
    14 mph
  • Weather
    77°f
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Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Advanced
  • Consistency
    Mainly summer swells, Year round
  • Wave Length
    Normal
  • Wave Direction
    Left
  • Board Type
    Shortboard
  • Type of Break
    Reef
  • Swell directions
    S, SW
  • Best wind directions
    NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Empty
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few
  • Seabed
    Rocks, Reef
  • Best tides
    High
  • Power
    Powerful, Barreling
  • Access By
    Boat drop in,

The Area

Popoyo is a quiet beach town in Rivas, Nicaragua. The town attracts mostly surfers and local businesses are growing fast to better accommodate the local community and travelers. That said, most basic needs can be found in town. The town of Rivas is a 45-minute drive away; supplies are best brought in.

Location
Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Boats/Tow-ins to Breaks
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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