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Hog Hole ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Hog Hole Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.2 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 08:02 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
SW 15
WSW 10
Wind State glass cross cross cross-

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Hog Hole in Golfo Dulce is an exposed reef and point break that has very consistent waves Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backwash, 3 km from Hog Hole.

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Hog Hole Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tsunami Inn Baru District wx, 47 km from Hog Hole.


Air temperature
28.1 °C

Current weather near Hog Hole

Overall Hog Hole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Hog Hole:

  • Closest city location
    David (Panama)
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    108 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    108 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    112 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hog Hole is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hog Hole is Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Hog Hole and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hog Hole, Golfo Dulce. Use the tab navigation above to view Hog Hole sea temperature, Hog Hole photographs, Hog Hole detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hog Hole webcams, current wind from Golfo Dulce live weather stations and Hog Hole 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 Hog Hole.