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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:00 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
N 5
Wind State cross-
glass cross-

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Black Beach / Cahuita in Limon is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet The best wind direction is from the southwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

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Black Beach / Cahuita Tide Times and Tide Chart

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Air temperature
27.8 °C

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Overall Black Beach / Cahuita Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Black Beach / Cahuita is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Black Beach / Cahuita is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Black Beach / Cahuita and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Black Beach / Cahuita, Limon. Use the tab navigation above to view Black Beach / Cahuita sea temperature, Black Beach / Cahuita photographs, Black Beach / Cahuita detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Black Beach / Cahuita webcams, current wind from Limon live weather stations and Black Beach / Cahuita tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Costa Rica wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Black Beach / Cahuita.