Beach Weather in Playa Prieta, Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica

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Beach Weather Today in Playa Prieta

Today the maximum temperature will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 28° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Today will have 3.9mm of light rain. Expect sunny spells but some cloudy periods with an average cloud cover of 69%.

The winds will be cross-off shore and very light at 9kmh from the East.

Playa Prieta faces West and the sunset will be visible over the ocean at 06:09 PM. Unfortunately there are chances that 64% cloud cover may make the sunset not viewable.

For Beach Weather for the next next 7 days, wind and wave conditions and tide and the next 14 days weather use the tabs below.

Beach Weather This Weekend in Playa Prieta

This weekend the average maximum daily temperatures will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

There will be 2 days of light rain with an average of 3.3mm rain on those days. Saturday will have 3.9mm of rain and Sunday will have 2.7mm of rain. Expect sunny spells but some cloudy periods with an average cloud cover of 63%.

PLAYA PRIETA - BEACH WEATHER FORECAST

Sat 20th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 27° 28° 27° 26° 25°
76% 62% 57% 52% 84% 89% 64% 73%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.9mm 1.1mm 1.6mm 0.1mm
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 27° 28° 28° 26° 26°
75% 24% 21% 31% 85% 55% 82% 81%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.6mm 0.9mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 27° 28° 28° 26° 26°
83% 70% 17% 27% 89% 72% 82% 75%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 2.3mm 1.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 26° 27° 26° 25° 25°
51% 40% 70% 72% 64% 64% 78% 50%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.8mm 0.0mm 2.5mm 1.2mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
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26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 24° 27° 29° 28° 26° 24°
37% 59% 55% 22% 67% 86% 91% 98%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.9mm 1.9mm 2.9mm 2.4mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
24° 24° 24° 25° 27° 27° 25° 25°
94% 68% 81% 54% 50% 75% 100% 86%
0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 1.2mm 3.6mm 5.5mm 0.6mm
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28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
28°
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
24° 24° 24° 26° 28° 27° 26° 25°
72% 75% 64% 71% 79% 67% 59% 69%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 1.4mm 0.7mm 1.5mm 1.1mm 0.0mm
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Sat 20th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
8
kmh
5
kmh
8
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
6.7s 6.6s 13.7s 13.7s 13.6s 13.5s 13.5s 13.3s
Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
6
kmh
5
kmh
3
kmh
9
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
6
kmh
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
12.9s 12.8s 12.7s 14.8s 14.5s 14.3s 13.8s 13.7s
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
4
kmh
7
kmh
5
kmh
1
kmh
7
kmh
11
kmh
8
kmh
0.6m
0.6m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.8m
13.6s 13.5s 13.2s 12.9s 12.8s 12.7s 12.6s 12.5s
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
9
kmh
6
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
0.7m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.6m
12.4s 12.2s 12.0s 15.8s 15.6s 15.4s 15.3s 14.9s
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
7
kmh
7
kmh
6
kmh
10
kmh
1
kmh
6
kmh
13
kmh
0.6m
1.0m
0.8m
0.8m
1.1m
0.8m
0.9m
0.7m
14.6s 14.5s 14.4s 14.4s 14.4s 14.2s 13.9s 11.1s
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
3
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
11
kmh
14
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
10.9s 11.3s 10.9s 11.5s 11.5s 11.4s 11.0s 11.0s
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
11
kmh
11
kmh
8
kmh
3
kmh
2
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
0.6m
0.7m
0.6m
0.6m
0.5m
0.6m
0.6m
0.9m
14.5s 6.4s 14.3s 6.2s 14.2s 6.2s 6.2s 6.2s
Sat 20th July
1:41 AM 7:31 AM 1:52 PM 8:10 PM
2.30 0.50 2.60 0.20
Sun 21st July
2:29 AM 8:23 AM 2:41 PM 8:56 PM
2.50 0.40 2.80 0.10
Mon 22nd July
3:15 AM 9:13 AM 3:28 PM 9:40 PM
2.70 0.20 2.90 0.00
Tue 23rd July
4:00 AM 10:01 AM 4:15 PM 10:25 PM
2.80 0.10 2.90 -0.10
Wed 24th July
4:45 AM 10:49 AM 5:02 PM 11:10 PM
2.90 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Thu 25th July
5:31 AM 11:37 AM 5:50 PM 11:55 PM
3.00 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Fri 26th July
6:18 AM 12:27 PM 6:39 PM
3.00 0.00 2.80
Sat 20th July
28°
3.9mm
6kmh N
69%
Sun 21st July
28°
2.7mm
8kmh W
56%
Mon 22nd July
29°
3.5mm
1kmh E
64%
Tue 23rd July
27°
4.6mm
8kmh ENE
61%
Wed 24th July
29°
8.1mm
9kmh WNW
64%
Thu 25th July
27°
11.2mm
4kmh NW
76%
Fri 26th July
28°
4.8mm
2kmh NNW
69%
Sat 27th July
26°
4.0mm
21kmh ESE
82%
Sun 28th July
27°
4.4mm
4kmh E
84%
Mon 29th July
28°
3.5mm
5kmh SW
65%
Tue 30th July
29°
1.3mm
4kmh NE
49%
Wed 31st July
29°
2.5mm
2kmh NNW
57%
Thu 1st August
28°
4.5mm
11kmh N
67%
Fri 2nd August
29°
3.5mm
8kmh E
69%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. There will be 14 days of light rain with an average of 4.5mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 67%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Playa Prieta don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Playa Prieta, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Region, Costa Rica

Playa Prieta is a beautiful beach located on the stunning Peninsula Papagayo in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica. This pristine beach offers a serene and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing holiday. With warm weather all year round, Playa Prieta provides an ideal destination for beach goers seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Beach Type

Playa Prieta boasts dark sand that contrasts beautifully with the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. The beach is lined with lush vegetation and palm trees that offer natural shade, making it perfect for those looking to spend an entire day at the beach. While not as powdery as some white sand beaches, Playa Prieta's sand is still soft and comfortable for lounging.

The beach also features some rocky areas and small coves, which are great spots for snorkeling and diving. The underwater landscape attracts a variety of marine life, ensuring a thrilling experience for snorkelers and divers alike.

Beach Activities

Some popular activities at Playa Prieta include:

  • Swimming: The calm waters at Playa Prieta make it an excellent spot for swimming, suitable for people of all ages.
  • Snorkeling and diving: With its rocky areas and diverse marine life, Playa Prieta offers exciting opportunities for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.
  • Sunbathing: The warm sun, soft sand, and natural shade from palm trees create a perfect environment for sunbathing and relaxation.
  • Beach walks: The picturesque scenery at Playa Prieta makes it ideal for leisurely strolls along the shoreline.

Accommodations

While there are no hotels directly on Playa Prieta's shores, there are several luxurious resorts nearby that cater to those looking to stay close to this beautiful beach. Some options include:

Areas to Stay In

Some areas to consider staying in when visiting Playa Prieta include:

  • Peninsula Papagayo: This exclusive area offers luxury accommodations and is home to some of Costa Rica's most stunning beaches, including Playa Prieta. It also features an 18-hole golf course, marina, and various dining options.
  • Playas del Coco: Located approximately 30 minutes away from Playa Prieta, Playas del Coco is a lively beach town with plenty of accommodations, restaurants, and shops.

Beach Amenities

Playa Prieta offers several amenities for visitors to enjoy:

  • Parking area
  • Restrooms (available at nearby resorts for their guests)
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas (for resort guests)
  • Snorkeling and diving equipment rental (through nearby resorts)

Overall, a holiday at Playa Prieta in Peninsula Papagayo promises a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. With its stunning natural beauty, calm waters, and luxurious accommodations nearby, it's the perfect destination for a beach getaway in Costa Rica.

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