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

Overall: 2.8

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Portete Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:32 Local time
Tuesday 19
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
ENE 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-

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Portete in Limon is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. 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, 5 km from Portete.

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Portete Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Limon International Airport, 3 km from Portete.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Portete

Overall Portete Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Portete is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portete is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 87 km (54 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 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Portete and is 126 km (78 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Portete, Limon. Use the tab navigation above to view Portete sea temperature, Portete photographs, Portete detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Portete webcams, current wind from Limon live weather stations and Portete 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 Portete.