Costa Rica Surf Report pic of the week 6.23.2018
Costa Rica’s Weekly Surf Report | Volume 19, Issue #921
Carlos Munoz - photo by Fabian Sanchez
Costa Rica’s Weekly Surf Report | Volume 19, Issue #935
CR Surf's Pic of the Week Sep 22 2018

CR Surf's Pic of the Week Sep 22 2018

TIDES for June 24th 2018

MONTH VIEW

Low Tide: .82 feet at: 8:23 a.m.
High Tide: 8.51 feet at: 2:34 p.m.
(add ~50 min. each day)

Full Moon - June 28th


National Forecast

9/23 to 9/29SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Caribbean4 to 7 ft.3 to 5 ft.3 to 4 ft.2 to 4 ft.3 to 5 ft.3 to 5 ft.3 to 4 ft.
North Pacific4 to 5 ft.3 to 5 ft.4 to 6 ft.4 to 5 ft.4 to 6 ft.4 to 6 ft.2 to 4 ft.
South Pacific3 to 4 ft.3 to 4 ft.4 to 6 ft.4 to 5 ft.4 to 6 ft.4 to 6 ft.3 to 5 ft.
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Travel, Contests, Environment & Specials

FEATURED STORIES

9/23 - Carnival Fantasy Cruise Docked in Limon Despite Difficult Social Climate Resulting from Protests

9/23 - Largest Floating Bookstore in the World Will Be in Costa Rica

9/20 - U.S. Couple Drowned in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

 


EVENTS AND TRAVEL NEWS

9/23 - Tourism Sector in Golfito Costa Rica Celebrates Arrival of First Cruise Ship

9/21 - Costa Rica Wants to Rescue and Promote the Historic Importance of San Lucas Island

 


CONTESTS and SURFING NEWS

9/21 - 

9/20 - Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer

 


ENVIRONMENT / COMMUNITY

9/23 - Costa Rica Leads Ranking with the Best Human Development in Central America

9/22 - Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard

9/20 - Costa Rica Wins International Arbitration Related to Tourist Project “Las Olas” in Esterillos

 


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AREA REPORTS

Northern Nicoya Peninsula

LOCATION

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AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEK
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Playa Grande

Hotel Las Tortugas

Hotel Las Tortugas

Louis at Hotel Las Tortugas

9/21
The surfing high tides are in the afternoon now, but the off-shores are working on many mornings and the rain is intermittent.

The swell has been in the head high range and perfect for Playa Grande but for the last few days it has blown out before the tides got right. Almost nobody out.

If you want to help protect the turtles and don’t come by motor boat to Grande and avoid the motor boat tours in the estuary to conserve the salt water forest in the park.

Bring insect repellant, sun screen, and rain gear - a girlfriend/boyfriend wouldn’t hurt.

Take the ferry boat to Tamarindo and avoid the toothy wildlife.

Tamarindo

Seafari Costa Rica

Alejandro at Seafari Costa Rica

9/21
Clean conditions in the morning sessions, wave 1-2ft on the best sets, glassy days, winds are shifty through the day, not a typical rainy season in Guanacaste, few random showers every other day. Not too crowded line up due low season and wave size, strong paddling will help to catch more waves on your long board or SUP.

Guiones is a good spot when swell conditions are minimum, 2-3ft within mid tides, long rides and glassy days under some clouds and lil bit of sunshine.

Surfing has a method of learning. First step is with a big board in small waves. Once you have that board dominated you move to the next step. Many people think they can skip these steps. Very few can and the results are stinky style, bad habits, and you are endangering yourself and others.

Try out surfing is the entry level surf lesson, ISA certified instructors that will share safety and surf etiquette tips, besides personalize the coaching to each participant.

Special Fall break 10% off for the 3 days / 3 private-progressive surf lessons in Tamarindo, value of US$ 120.

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South Nicoya Peninsula

AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEKEND
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Mal Pais

Solspot

9/23

Waves - 3+ feet

Summary:
Southwest med-period swell on the way out andSouth windswell steady.

Weather: Low:79 High:81
Light rain shower in the morning with light winds from the NNW. Moderate or heavy rain shower in the afternoon with moderate winds from the WSW.

9/24

Waves - 4 to 5 feet

Summary:
Southwest long-period swell picking up and Southwest long-period swell steady 

Weather: Low:79 High:82
Patchy rain possible in the morning with light winds from the N. Moderate or heavy rain shower in the afternoon with moderate winds from the SSW.

Jaco / Playa Hermosa

AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEKEND
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Playa Hermosa

Christina at Surf Inn Hermosa

9/22
A background SSW swell is filling in slowly and will hold through Monday in the head high range at exposed breaks such as Hermosa. 

There is also a mixed short range south swell that will be breaking it up and making it more peaky that holds until Sunday. Good rainy season conditions for the next few days. Saturday Tides: Low 7:02am 1.8ft High 1:14pm 7.8ft

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 Sept 15th – Bomber Fest Surf Slam in Playa Hermosa. Mark your calendars for WSL Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro Men’s and Women’s Qualifying Series (QS) 1,500-level event to be held at Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas October 4th -7th.

Dominical

AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEKEND
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Dominical

Jazzys River House - Dominical

Steve Fergus at Jazzys River House

9/22 
Bigger sets a little overhead this morning at lower tides with almost glassy conditions. Only a handful out at the river mouth. Good shape, clean conditions given the rough weather. 

Playa Hermosa South also offering fun waves - smaller than Dominical but nice. Too small for Dominicalito and Punta Dominical. 

Hotel Roca Verde continues to host live music on Thursday nights with Ken Nickel and his long list of covers and originals. Come in for great food, great music at a beautiful beachfront family venue

Check www.jazzysriverhouse.com for low season deals and specials or come in and visit Ruby-Kim in her home gallery/studio and view her artwork. Be sure to ask about her ever popular class which she calls 'Plant Part Art'. Learn the ancient skills of weaving, plaiting, twining, sewing, etc... Also see Steve for relief from muscular aches and pains as his East/West massage therapy can be most helpful. Steve also offers surf lessons and board sales and rentals as well as traditional Taoist Yoga training.

Southern Zone

AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEKEND
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Pavones

Solspots

9/23

Waves - 3 to 4 feet

Summary:
Southwest med-period swell steady and South windswell slowly fading .

Weather: Low:74 High:76

Mist in the morning with light winds from the N. Torrential rain shower in the afternoon with light winds from the SW.

9/24

Waves - 3 to 4 feet

Summary:
Small Southwest long-period swell picking up andSouth windswell fading .

Weather: Low:74 High:76

Mist in the morning with light winds from the N. Torrential rain shower in the afternoon with light winds from the WSW.

The Caribbean

AREA WAVE HEIGHTS AND CONDITIONS
BEST PLACE TO SURF THIS WEEKEND
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Playa Cocles

Solspot

9/23

Waves - 2 to 4 feet

Summary:
East-Northeast short-period swell fading.

Weather: Low:80 High:83

Partly cloudy in the morning with moderate winds from the WNW. Partly cloudy in the afternoon with moderate winds from the NW.

9/24

Waves - 2 to 3 feet

Summary:
Small East-Northeast short-period swell steady

Weather: Low:79 High:83

Partly cloudy in the morning with moderate winds from the WNW. Patchy rain possible in the afternoon with moderate winds from the SW.

- You can see daily videos of surf conditions in Playa Cocles at Casa Club Dub Facebook page.

Rooms for short-term and long-term rent in front of Playa Cocles. Rooms with private bath and shared kitchen. Ocean front property. Only $350/month with security deposit. If interested please communicate via WhatsApp to Ariel at (506) 8433-0867.

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