Costa Rica Surfing – (Surf Report January 5th & 6th) – We are going to give you the surf forecast for Costa Rica and we have Costa Rica surf pics. Ready for some big wave surfing this weekend? There are going to be smaller sets on the Pacific side & huge overhead sets on the 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: Fun sized SSW swell on tap. This swell tops out on Thursday with most decent exposures in the waist-chest high range that drops a notch for Friday. Plus sets are not out of the question for focal points.
WEATHER/WIND: Central Costa Rica will see calm to light offshore AM winds, followed by light+ onshore flow through the later morning into the afternoon for most areas. Keep an eye on the Central America Hi Res Winds when planning your session.
Friday 01/05 – 2-3ft+ thigh to chest high – SSW swell eases.
Saturday 01/06 – 2-3ft+ waist to stomach high – Fading SSW swell.
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Moderate short period wind waves from the northeast rising slightly later in the next few days. Breezy west-northwest winds, whitecapping conditions with moderate choppy seas. Moderate short period wind waves from the northeast falling later in the early part of next week. Light west-northwest winds with a slight chop later.
Friday 01/05 – 8-10ft – 3ft overhead to double overhead – Moderate short period wind waves from the north-northeast holding during the day. Breezy west winds, whitecapping conditions with moderate choppy seas
Saturday 01/06 – 7-9ft – 3ft overhead to double overhead – Moderate short period wind waves from the north-northeast rising slightly later in the day. Breezy west winds, whitecapping conditions with moderate choppy seas all day.
Now Some Costa Rica Surf Pics (Photos Taken By Una Ola Surf Camp (unaola.com)