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Salsa Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 4.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.9

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Salsa Brava Spot ID

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Salsa Brava

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.6 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 03:44 Local time
MonTuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
Wind State glass glass glass cross

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Salsa Brava in Limon is an exposed reef break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the south. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rips,rocks,.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Black Beach / Cahuita, 4 km from Salsa Brava.

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Salsa Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cahuita, 16 km from Salsa Brava.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Salsa Brava

Overall Salsa Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Salsa Brava is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Salsa Brava is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Salsa Brava and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
Salsa Brava break location map and break info

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