Costa Rica News – (Surf Report June 20th and June 21st) – We are going to give you the surf forecast for Costa Rica and we have our new Model of the Week. This weekend has a nice swell filling in on Saturday on the Pacific side but the Caribbean side is pumping this weekend with overhead sets rolling in. 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: New SSW swell fills in for waist-head high surf, plus sets, showing largest late.
WEATHER/WIND: Most areas will see calm to light/variable to locally light+ offshore wind for the early mornings, before a moderate onshore WSW-SW’erly seabreeze gradually develops over the mid to late morning hours and into each afternoon. NOTE – Good chance for the wind to back off into the evenings for a glassoff for some locations before dark, especially the more sheltered/tucked away spots. NOTE – Passing showers or thunderstorms due to temporarily affect/change local wind conditions.
Friday 06/20 – 0.9-1.5m – waist to head high – New SSW swell fills in, largest late
Saturday 06/21 – 1.2-1.5m – shoulder to head high – More SSW swell moves in
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Moderate mid period swell from the east-northeast holding during the next few days. Light and variable southwest winds, Increasing later and switching to the northeast. Small mid period swell from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light and variable east winds with smooth seas, Increasing later.
Friday 06/20 – 1.8-2.1m – Shoulder high to 0.5m overhead – Moderate short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable east-northeast winds with smooth seas all day.
Saturday 06/21 – 1.5-1.8m – Head high to 0.3m overhead – Moderate short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable west-northwest winds all day and switching to the northeast.
Model of the Week – Gabriella
Photos courtesy of Scott Alexander/Pura Vida Fotos. For more of his work visit Helloimscott.com.