Beach Weather in Ballena Bay, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

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Beach Weather Today in Ballena Bay

Today the maximum temperature will be 27° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 29° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Today will have 4.0mm of light rain. Expect sunny spells but some cloudy periods with an average cloud cover of 69%.

The winds will be cross-on shore and light at 12kmh from the South. The light winds will keep the temperatures feeling fresher.

Ballena Bay faces South East and sunset will be over the land behind the beach at 06:04 PM. Unfortunately there are chances that 63% 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 Ballena Bay

This weekend the average maximum daily temperatures will be 27° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 29° 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 4.1mm rain on those days. Saturday will have 7.3mm of rain and Sunday will have 0.8mm of rain. Expect sunny spells but some cloudy periods with an average cloud cover of 65%.

BALLENA BAY - BEACH WEATHER FORECAST

Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27° 26° 26° 27° 29° 28° 27° 26°
64% 70% 53% 89% 83% 74% 63% 58%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.5mm 1.0mm 0.2mm 0.5mm 1.6mm 0.1mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 26° 26° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
70% 73% 77% 84% 85% 70% 82% 66%
2.4mm 0.4mm 0.2mm 0.3mm 0.7mm 0.7mm 0.4mm 1.3mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 26° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
58% 78% 89% 83% 80% 75% 77% 57%
0.3mm 0.6mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.3mm 1.2mm 0.2mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 26° 26° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
66% 76% 68% 59% 85% 55% 69% 66%
0.3mm 0.6mm 0.5mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.5mm 0.6mm 2.0mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 26° 28° 27° 26° 26°
100% 100% 100% 65% 51% 51% 70% 93%
1.1mm 0.5mm 0.5mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.8mm 1.5mm 0.9mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 26° 27° 27° 26° 25°
85% 86% 73% 84% 54% 64% 68% 58%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.4mm 1.7mm 0.3mm 1.0mm 1.9mm 1.9mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Sun 28th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
24° 24° 25° 26° 28° 28° 27° 26°
67% 91% 55% 80% 44% 82% 33% 29%
0.3mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
7
kmh
7
kmh
2
kmh
12
kmh
12
kmh
7
kmh
4
kmh
0.7m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
7.4s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.4s 7.6s
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
5
kmh
4
kmh
2
kmh
13
kmh
15
kmh
11
kmh
10
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.1m
0.4m
0.3m
0.1m
0.3m
7.6s 7.7s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.9s
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
4
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
3
kmh
9
kmh
11
kmh
9
kmh
6
kmh
0.1m
0.1m
0.3m
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
0.1m
0.2m
10.9s 13.7s 10.1s 12.1s 11.7s 11.3s 11.3s 11.2s
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
3
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
11
kmh
14
kmh
11
kmh
4
kmh
0.1m
0.1m
0.1m
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
0.4m
0.4m
11.2s 11.2s 11.2s 11.2s 11.1s 11.0s 10.9s 10.8s
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
14
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
5
kmh
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.2m
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.3m
10.7s 10.4s 10.3s 10.1s 7.0s 7.0s 7.0s 7.0s
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
4
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
15
kmh
13
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
0.3m
1.1m
0.5m
0.5m
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
0.9m
7.1s 7.1s 7.0s 6.9s 7.6s 7.6s 7.1s 7.0s
Sun 28th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
21
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
8
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
7.5s 7.5s 7.4s 7.5s 7.7s 8.0s 8.1s 8.3s
Mon 22nd July
3:17 AM 9:15 AM 3:30 PM 9:42 PM
2.70 0.20 2.90 0.00
Tue 23rd July
4:02 AM 10:03 AM 4:17 PM 10:27 PM
2.80 0.10 2.90 -0.10
Wed 24th July
4:47 AM 10:51 AM 5:04 PM 11:12 PM
2.90 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Thu 25th July
5:33 AM 11:39 AM 5:52 PM 11:57 PM
3.00 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Fri 26th July
6:20 AM 12:29 PM 6:41 PM
3.00 0.00 2.80
Sat 27th July
12:44 AM 7:09 AM 1:21 PM 7:33 PM
0.00 3.00 0.10 2.60
Sun 28th July
1:35 AM 8:02 AM 2:17 PM 8:30 PM
0.10 2.90 0.20 2.50
Mon 22nd July
29°
4.0mm
10kmh S
69%
Tue 23rd July
28°
6.4mm
9kmh S
75%
Wed 24th July
28°
2.8mm
8kmh SSW
74%
Thu 25th July
28°
4.5mm
9kmh SW
68%
Fri 26th July
28°
6.3mm
10kmh SSW
78%
Sat 27th July
27°
7.3mm
10kmh SSW
71%
Sun 28th July
28°
0.8mm
8kmh W
60%
Mon 29th July
29°
0.1mm
5kmh SSE
43%
Tue 30th July
29°
3.3mm
10kmh SE
65%
Wed 31st July
28°
0.6mm
11kmh S
63%
Thu 1st August
28°
2.7mm
9kmh S
70%
Fri 2nd August
28°
4.2mm
8kmh ESE
67%
Sat 3rd August
28°
2.4mm
6kmh S
63%
Sun 4th August
28°
3.3mm
4kmh SE
67%

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 29° 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 3.5mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 67%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Ballena Bay, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

Visiting the beautiful Ballena Bay in Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, is a perfect holiday getaway for beach goers. This tropical paradise offers visitors a chance to experience the unspoiled beauty of the Pacific coastline and immerse themselves in the rich biodiversity of the region.

Beach Type

The beach at Ballena Bay features soft and powdery yellow sand with some rocky areas, making it ideal for sunbathing, swimming, and exploring tide pools. While it may not have the pure white sands found at other tropical beaches, its natural beauty more than makes up for it. The presence of rocks and reef formations near the shore provides an excellent opportunity for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts as these provide habitats for various marine species.

Beach Activities

Popular beach activities at Ballena Bay include:

  • Swimming: The calm waters make it an excellent spot for swimmers of all skill levels.
  • Snorkeling & Diving: The presence of rocks and reefs near the shore makes this location perfect for observing marine life.
  • Surfing: Ballena Bay offers consistent waves suitable for beginner to intermediate surfers.
  • Fishing: Try your hand at catching local fish species from the shore or on a fishing tour.
  • Boat Tours & Wildlife Watching: Explore nearby mangroves, caves, and islands while keeping an eye out for dolphins, whales, and sea turtles.

Accommodations

Visitors to Ballena Bay can choose from a range of accommodations to suit their preferences. Some popular options include:

  • Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge: This eco-lodge is located within a 165-acre private preserve with access to both the beach and rainforest.
  • Aguila de Osa Inn: This boutique hotel offers comfortable rooms overlooking Drake Bay and organizes boat tours to explore nearby Corcovado National Park.

Areas to Stay In

Some recommended areas to stay in near Ballena Bay are:

  • Uvita: This small town offers a variety of accommodations, restaurants, and shops. It is also close to Marino Ballena National Park, known for its famous whale tail-shaped sandbar.
  • Ojochal: This quaint village is a great base for exploring the South Pacific coast and offers various lodging options, including eco-lodges and boutique hotels.
  • Dominical: A laid-back surf town with a beautiful beach, Dominical offers various accommodation options and is a great place to enjoy local cuisine.

Beach Amenities

Ballena Bay offers visitors several amenities to ensure their comfort during their beach holiday:

  • Public restrooms and showers
  • Beachfront bars and restaurants
  • Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  • Umbrella and chair rentals
  • Parking lots near the beach

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