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Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Puerto Caldera – El Hoyo Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica)

Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo Spot ID

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Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo

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Type: reef/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:25 Local time
Tuesday 15Wed
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
Wind State cross glass cross-

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Puerto Caldera in Golfo de Nicoya is a sheltered reef/Jetty break that has quite consistent surf . Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips,boats,pollution etc.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Bajamar, 6 km from Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo.

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Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Punta Leona Garabito wx, 23 km from Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo.

wind obs. (7.9 kph from 353 degs) was rejected

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Air temperature
28.0 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo is Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo is Quepos Managua Airport (XQP), also in Costa Rica, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Puerto Caldera - El Hoyo and is 174 km (108 miles) away.
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