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Cocles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.6

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Cocles Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Sunday, 9 December 2018, 16:27 Local time
Sunday 09Mon
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
W 10
WSW 10
Wind State on glass cross-

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Cocles in Limon is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the northeast. There is a left breaking reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins and jellyfish.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Black Beach / Cahuita, 5 km from Cocles.

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Cocles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Playa Negra Puerto Viejo wx, 3 km from Cocles.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
28.5 °C

Current weather near Cocles

Overall Cocles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Cocles is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cocles is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Cocles and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cocles, Limon. Use the tab navigation above to view Cocles sea temperature, Cocles photographs, Cocles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cocles webcams, current wind from Limon live weather stations and Cocles 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 Cocles.