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Eclipse ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Eclipse Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:54 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
SSW 10
SW 10
Wind State glass on on cross-

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Eclipse in Golfo Dulce is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks,jellyfish,sea-lice.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Eclipse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tsunami Inn Baru District wx, 13 km from Eclipse.

wind obs. (5.5 kph from 118 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
30.0 °C

Current weather near Eclipse

Overall Eclipse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Eclipse Location Maps

Eclipse Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Eclipse:

  • Closest city location
    David (Panama)
    39 mi
  • Second closest city location
    100 mi
  • Third closest city location
    128 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    131 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    132 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Eclipse is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Eclipse is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Eclipse and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
Eclipse break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Eclipse, Golfo Dulce. Use the tab navigation above to view Eclipse sea temperature, Eclipse photographs, Eclipse detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Eclipse webcams, current wind from Golfo Dulce live weather stations and Eclipse 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 Eclipse.