Costa Rica Surfing – (Surf Report August 18th & August 19th) – We are going to give you the surf forecast for Costa Rica and we have Costa Rica surf pics. There are going to be some fun sets rolling on the Pacific side & Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We have also added surf video from Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica.
North Costa Rica & Central Costa Rica & South Costa Rica Forecast for the Pacific
FRIDAY: Old SSW-S swell leftovers mix with secondary long period SSW swell for fun-zone surf to end this week. Most size will be found Thursday with surf in the shoulder-head high range for most with good breaks seeing slightly overhead sets. Focal point still likely offer sets a couple feet overhead during favored tides. Smaller waist-shoulder high surf is due for Friday.
WEATHER/WIND: Diurnal pattern through Friday: light/variable flow in the mornings, before a light to moderate sea-breeze develops in the afternoon hours. Watch for winds to ease some by the evening hours, offering a potential window of opportunity before dark. Note – local thunderstorms are possible and will temporarily affect wind.
Friday 08/18 – 3-4ft+ waist to shoulder high – Modest mix of SSW and SW swell.
Saturday 08/19 – 3-4ft+ waist to shoulder high occ. 5ft – Modest blend of SW and SSW swell.
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the next few days. Light and variable southwest winds until Saturday and switching to the northwest. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light and variable west winds later and switching to the east-southeast.
Friday 08/18 – 4-5ft – Shoulder to head – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable west winds all day and switching to the northwest.
Saturday 08/19 – 2-3ft – Ankle to waist – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light west winds with a slight chop.
Now Some Costa Rica Surf Pics (Photos Taken By Una Ola Surf Camp (unaola.com)