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WaveCast Costa Rica West Coast
12-15-2018 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/15/2018, 2:45 PM
12/14/2018 8:00 AM - 12/22/2018 0:00 AM

12/14/201812/15/201812/16/201812/17/201812/18/201812/19/201812/20/201812/21/201812/22/2018
Dir: 303
Max: 1-2
Prd: 17
Dir: 304
Max: 1-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 310
Max: 1-2
Prd: 11
Dir: 312
Max: 2-3
Prd: 10
Dir: 312
Max: 2-3
Prd: 10
Dir: 313
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 303
Max: 1-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 303
Max: 3-4
Prd: 18
Dir: 303
Max: 3-3
Prd: 17

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/15/2018, 2:45 PM
12/14/2018 8:00 AM - 12/22/2018 0:00 AM

12/14/201812/15/201812/16/201812/17/201812/18/201812/19/201812/20/201812/21/201812/22/2018
Dir: 213
Max: 2-3
Prd: 13
Dir: 213
Max: 2-2
Prd: 12
Dir: 205
Max: 1-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 208
Max: 2-3
Prd: 17
Dir: 206
Max: 2-3
Prd: 16
Dir: 204
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 202
Max: 2-2
Prd: 13
Dir: 177
Max: 1-2
Prd: 9
Dir: 218
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Friday, December the 14th: Swell will be coming in from 303 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 17 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 213 degrees with 13 second periods.

Saturday, December the 15th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 304 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 213 degrees with 12 second periods.

Sunday, December the 16th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 310 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 11 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 205 degrees with 15 second periods.

Monday, December the 17th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 312 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 10 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 208 degrees with 17 second periods.

Tuesday, December the 18th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 312 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 10 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 206 degrees with 16 second periods.

Wednesday, December the 19th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 313 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 8 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 204 degrees with 14 second periods.

Thursday, December the 20th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 303 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 202 degrees with 13 second periods.

Friday, December the 21st: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 303 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 18 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 177 degrees with 9 second periods.

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