Costa Rica Surfing – (Surf Report July 28th & July 29th) – 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 occasional overhead sets rolling on the Pacific side & smaller 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: A new, solid SSW swell builds over the next couple days. Long period forerunners fill in through the day on Thursday, offering mainly knee-chest high surf, with some inconsistent larger sets for best long period focal points, especially late in the day. Look for the main pulse of swell to be on the rise Friday with surf in the shoulder-head-overhead range early, building more into the PM hours.
WEATHER/WIND: Central CR will see a seasonal diurnal pattern through the middle of the week. Look for variable to light offshore winds early each day, wind trending onshore through the mornings and building to moderate levels each afternoon. Watch for winds to ease some in the evenings.
Friday 07/28 – 4-6ft – shoulder high to 1 ft overhead occ. 7ft – Strong, long period SSW swell on the rise. More size expected through the afternoon/evening.
Saturday 07/29 – 6-8ft+ head high + to 3 ft overhead occ. 10ft – Initial SSW/S swell peaks. Larger sets for focal points.
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Moderate mid period swell from the east-northeast falling later in the next few days. Light and variable west winds until Saturday and switching to the northwest. Small mid period swell from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light and variable west winds later and switching to the east.
Friday 07/28 – 3-4ft – Knee to shoulder – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light west winds and switching to the northwest.
Saturday 07/29 – 3-4ft – Knee to shoulder – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable west winds with smooth seas all day.
Now Some Costa Rica Surf Pics (Photos Taken By Una Ola Surf Camp (unaola.com)