|1/2 to 1/8||WED||THUR||FRI||SAT||SUN||MON||TUES|
|Caribbean||8-10 ft.||6-8 ft.||5-7 ft.||3-4 ft.||3-4 ft.||2-3 ft.||2-3 ft.|
|North Pacific||1-2 ft.||2-3 ft.||3-4 ft.||2-3 ft.||3-5 ft.||2-4 ft.||2-3 ft.|
|South Pacific||1-2 ft.||3-4 ft.||4-6 ft.||3-5 ft.||4-6 ft.||3-5 ft.||3-4 ft.|
Caribbean - Wednesday and Thursday has surf 2-4 feet overhead, but it drops daily after that, leaving only waist to chest high surf for the weekend. More ENE swell is expected though for next weekend.
Pacific - An almost direct South swell arrives Thursday (3.8 ft. at 14 seconds) with overhead waves for the southern beaches and chest to head for some of the Nicoya Peninsula. This swell is reinforced with another SSW swell coming Sunday and lasting through Tuesday. Then it's a wait until the following Sunday for more overhead waves from the SSW.
One of my favorite restaurants in Costa Rica, with three locations in Tamarindo, Manuel Antonio, and Dominicalito - The Bar Jolly Roger - check the specials and Sporting events on Facebook
Daily surf videos from Mal Pais Surf Cam are back on YouTube
Send in your favorite links to see it posted on the surf report!
OCASO Music Festival in Tamarindo January 2nd to the 7th.
Bamboo Bass Festival in Jaco - February 22nd to the 25th at the park in Ocean Ranch. Details on Facebook
2019 Kolbi Circuito Nacional de Surf Calendar:
Dominical ~ January 26-27th
Puerto Viejo ~ February 23-24
Playa Guiones ~ March 23-24
Santa Teresa ~ April 27-28
Avellanas ~ May 18-19
Jaco ~ June 29-30
Playa Hermosa ~ July 26-27-28
Banana Beach Club is hosting an Air Show every Monday in Santa Teresa from now until April 29th. $250 in prizes offered in three categories - tag team, best air, and best wave.
Backyard Surf Series in Playa Hermosa - Every Friday and Saturday behind the Backyard Bar starting at 4 p.m.
Book a trip through CRsurf and we will sponsor a tree in your name through our partners at CommunityCarbonTrees.org
3 days Surf Package: Private and progressive 2-hour lessons. Value for 3 lessons US$ 240, special deal when you mention or contact us thru CRSURF US$ 216 - SAVE 20%.
5% off at Dollar Car Rental - add it as the coupon code
10% off at WOW Surf by mentioning CRSurf at checkout
10% off at Adventure Inn near the airport in San Jose
10% discount at VamosRentaCar.com car rentals (put 'CRSURF' in the comments section and copy your confirmation number to us to provide service during and after your trip)
Louis at Hotel Las Tortugas - 1/1 - The head high swell with daylong light off-shores has been perfect for Playa Grande this week, and in spite of the holiday crowds, has been so consistent and so good that everyone is wearing a gigantic smile. Miles of peaks are working. As the tides move into the afternoon this week, we are counting on the all day off-shores typical of this time of the year. The water is warm and the nights are cool. The party crowd in Tamarindo, across the bay, are damaging the turtle nesting park with their loud music and lights on the beach. Also avoid coming to Playa Grande now in a motor boat to help protect the well being of the turtles nesting on the beach behind the surf breaks.
Alejandro at Seafari Costa Rica - 12/31 - Holidays and waves in Tamarindo, 1-2 ft at 12 to 14 seconds period combo from SSW and WNW at 8 to 10 seconds, off shore wind all day long, busy line up at the sand bars and the river mouth although waves for everyone. Langosta point breaks are lit up with 2-3ft consistent sets not extremely crowded but you must wait for the right wave to get yours.
3 days Surf Package: Private and progressive 2-hour lessons. US$ 216, ask for your special rate for 4 or more private surf lessons.
Andres at SurfingNosara.com - 1/1 - Happy new year and blessings people, another super beautiful morning to start a new year with goals and positivity. The waves are a great conditions, smolle and fun. They run waist to chest high with faster shapes and the tide was high. Probably when tide started to change is good time for enjoy the wave.
If you are in Playa Guiones today visit El Chivo in Playa Peladas, Mexican Restaurant and Bar- great food, drinks and service.
Solspot - 1/1 - 1+ feet with a dominant S short-period swell. Primary Swell: 1.6ft. 6.8 seconds 173 degrees (S) Secondary Swell: 0.7ft. 14.6 seconds 190 degrees (S). Small Southwest med-period swell steady and South windswell on the way out.
Christina at Surf Inn Hermosa - 1/1 - HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2019 STARTING OFF GOOD WITH FUN WAVES EASING SSW SWELL 3-5ft+ Clean and Beautiful at the Beach This Morning -High Tide late morning – Sun is out strong in Playa Hermosa
Local’s Corner: – Every Weekend don’t miss the Master’s Surf Series – 4PM on Fridays and the Saturday Surf Series on Saturdays – 4PM in front of the Backyard Bar.
Mark your calendars for the Los Suenos Signature Triple Crown Fishing Tournament - Dates: Leg One Jan 16-19; Leg Two Feb 27- March 2; Leg Three March 27-30.
The Bamboo Bass Festival 2019 is being held this year at the park at Ocean Ranch Feb 22-24th. Among the artists who will perform in Costa Rica this February include Mr. Carmack, Craze, AC Slater, Stylust, Flava D, Truth, Stööki Sound and Zeke Beats.
Chuck at WOW Surf Shop - 1/1 - HAPPY NEW YEAR from Jaco Costa Rica! Waves are fun 2-4 ft clean in the mornings with high tide, plenty of people here but today the majority of the crowd goes home and then next week we should get back to normal high season tourism.
Chucks WOW SURF is your rental headquarters for your surf vacation and we have plenty of premium boards on hand so dont have to hassle dragging boards with you. We also have a network of other shops with quality products so if you want to visit a different town we will help you not get disappointed! Thanks and see yus soon, Chuck and the CREW at WOW SURF!
Luis at Manuel Antonio Surf School - 1/1 - Small, knee to waist high in Manuel Antonio beach with slightly bigger sets in Playitas. Smooth conditions in Dominical with shoulder to head high waves. Perfect conditions.
Steve Fergus at Jazzys River House - 1/1 - Small surf at lower rising tide this morning: 3' to 4' still clean and well formed following more than a week of near epic surf in the overhead range. Clean straight lines, stiff morning offshore, bright blue sky and not one person out.