CENTRAL COAST, COSTA RICA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Wednesday
2-3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SSW medium period swell for the morning with occasional stomach high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

Wind Swell
6am
NE 6mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 11sec
9am
SSE 4mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 11sec
12pm
SSW 9mph SW
1.8 ft @ 14sec
3pm
SSW 7mph SSW
2.5 ft @ 11sec
6pm
SSW 3mph SSW
2.6 ft @ 11sec
Thursday
3-4+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high SSW ground swell for the morning with occasional shoulder high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:02:44 AM 0.87 ft03:30 PM 0.95 ft
High:09:14 AM 8.97 ft09:49 PM 7.96 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 4mph SSW
2.6 ft @ 15sec
9am
S 3mph SSW
2.7 ft @ 15sec
12pm
SSW 8mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 15sec
3pm
SSW 7mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 15sec
6pm
SE 3mph SSW
1.8 ft @ 15sec
Friday
3+ ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Waist high S ground swell for the morning with occasional stomach sets. This rotates more SW and builds in the afternoon with sets up to head high.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:03:48 AM 1.15 ft04:37 PM 0.99 ft
High:10:19 AM 8.83 ft10:57 PM 7.93 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 1mph S
2.3 ft @ 13sec
9am
WSW 3mph S
2.3 ft @ 14sec
12pm
SW 8mph SW
1.7 ft @ 19sec
3pm
SW 7mph SW
2.4 ft @ 19sec
6pm
WSW 5mph SW
2.8 ft @ 19sec
Saturday
4-5 ft 5-8 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high SW long period swell for the morning with occasional head high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-3' overhead high.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:56 AM 1.27 ft05:45 PM 0.85 ft
High:11:25 AM 8.84 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
S 2mph SW
3.6 ft @ 16sec
9am
WSW 4mph SW
3.9 ft @ 17sec
12pm
WSW 9mph SW
4.1 ft @ 17sec
3pm
WSW 10mph SW
4.4 ft @ 17sec
6pm
W 8mph SW
3.2 ft @ 18sec
Sunday
4-6+ ft 4-6+ ft

Surf

Chest to head high SW ground swell with occasional slightly overhead high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:06:04 AM 1.18 ft06:47 PM 0.57 ft
High:12:04 AM 8.13 ft12:28 PM 8.99 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 2mph SW
4.4 ft @ 16sec
9am
SW 1mph SW
4.4 ft @ 16sec
12pm
SW 6mph SW
4.4 ft @ 16sec
3pm
SW 9mph SW
4.4 ft @ 16sec
6pm
SSW 4mph SW
4.3 ft @ 16sec
Monday
4-5 ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high SW ground swell in the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with WNW winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:07:07 AM 0.94 ft07:43 PM 0.23 ft
High:01:06 AM 8.48 ft01:26 PM 9.21 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 3mph SW
3.9 ft @ 15sec
9am
WSW 4mph SW
3.8 ft @ 15sec
12pm
SW 7mph SW
3.7 ft @ 15sec
3pm
SW 7mph SW
3.6 ft @ 15sec
6pm
WSW 5mph SW
3.5 ft @ 15sec
Tuesday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high SSW ground swell with occasional shoulder high sets.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:08:03 AM 0.66 ft08:34 PM -0.06 ft
High:02:01 AM 8.88 ft02:19 PM 9.42 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 1mph SSW
3.2 ft @ 14sec
9am
SSE 0mph SSW
3.1 ft @ 14sec
12pm
SW 5mph SW
3.1 ft @ 14sec
3pm
SSW 6mph SW
3.0 ft @ 14sec
6pm
WSW 4mph SSW
3.0 ft @ 13sec
86° Wind  Wind - MPDA
 WNW @ 5 k ts
Buoy Data tides  Low: 01:47 AM
 High: 08:15 AM
Ocean Temperature
83°
Wetsuit
Guide
83
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System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
TROPICAL STORM FRANK 1500 UTC WED JUL 27 2016 22.7N 120.8W WNW 12 (10.4) 996 (29.41) 64.9 (56.4)
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE GEORGETTE 1500 UTC WED JUL 27 2016 19.5N 129.7W WNW 9 (7.8) 1007 (29.74) 34.8 (30.3)