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Playa Bonita ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa Bonita Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.4 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 00:22 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
WSW 10
W 10
Wind State glass cross-

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Playa Bonita in Limon is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. A left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips,jellyfish and coral.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Limon, Costa Rica, 4 km from Playa Bonita.

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At Cahuita, 37 km from Playa Bonita.


Air temperature
24 °C

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Overall Playa Bonita Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Bonita is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Bonita is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Bonita and is 126 km (78 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Bonita, Limon. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Bonita sea temperature, Playa Bonita photographs, Playa Bonita detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Bonita webcams, current wind from Limon live weather stations and Playa Bonita 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 Playa Bonita.