Costa Rica News – (Surf Report May 23rd and May 24th) – 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: New SSW swell fills in as old SSW swell fades, with chest-head high surf and sets hitting a foot overhead for 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 05/23 – 0.9-1.5m – waist to head high occ. 1.8m – New SSW swell fills in, largest late
Saturday 05/24 – 1.2-1.8m – shoulder high to 1 ft overhead – SSW swell peaks
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast rising slightly later in the next few days. Light and variable northeast winds with smooth seas, increasing rapidly later. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light and variable southeast winds, increasing rapidly later and switching to the east-northeast.
Friday 05/23 – 1.2-1.5m – Shoulder to head – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable south-southwest winds, increasing rapidly later and switching to the northeast.
Saturday 05/24 – 1.5-1.8m – Head high to 0.3m overhead – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable west-northwest winds, increasing rapidly later and switching to the northeast.
Jaco Beach of the Week – Jess Perez-Tirse
Photos courtesy of Scott Alexander/Pura Vida Fotos. For more of his work visit Helloimscott.com.