Costa Rica News – (Surf Report May 16th and May 17th) – We are going to give you the surf forecast for Costa Rica and we have our new Jaco Beach Model of the Week. This weekend has pretty decent waves on both the Pacific side of Costa Rica and the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We have also added surf video from Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. Brought to you by The Costa Rica Surf Zone
North Costa Rica & Central Costa Rica & South Costa Rica Forecast for the Pacific
FRIDAY: Old SSW swell winds down as new SSW swell joins in, setting up shoulder high to a foot overhead surf for good exposures.
WEATHER/WIND: For most areas, look for light/variable wind for the early mornings. S to SW flow will build through the mid morning and into the afternoon at moderate speeds. Potential for evening clean ups. NOTE – Passing showers or thunderstorms can temporarily affect/change local wind conditions.
Friday 05/16 – 1.2-1.8m – shoulder high to 1 ft overhead – Old SSW swell eases, new SSW swell joins in
Saturday 05/17– 1.2-1.8m – shoulder high to 1 ft overhead – SSW swell combo
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast rising later in the next few days. Light north winds with a slight chop, Increasing later. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light northeast winds with a slight chop later.
Friday 05/16 – 1.5-1.8m – Head high to 0.3m overhead – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light north-northeast winds with a slight chop all day.
Saturday 05/17 – 1.2-1.5m – Shoulder to head – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable north-northwest winds, Increasing later and switching to the northeast.
Jaco Beach of the Week – Melissa Villalobos Rodriguez
Photos courtesy of Scott Alexander/Pura Vida Fotos. For more of his work visit Helloimscott.com.
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