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Cabo Blanco ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Cabo Blanco Surf Guide

Cabo Blanco in Golfo Dulce is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rocks,jellyfish,sea-lice.

Cabo Blanco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Blanco:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cabo Blanco occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cabo Blanco (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Blanco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in May while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cabo Blanco Location Map

Interactive Cabo Blanco surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Cabo Blanco is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cabo Blanco is Golfito Airport (GLF), also in Costa Rica, 33 km (20 miles) away.

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Cabo Blanco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 23:51 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 20 20 19
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
NE 5
Wind State cross-
glass off glass

Swell History at Cabo Blanco

Surf stats for Cabo Blanco, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cabo Blanco

Wind stats for Cabo Blanco, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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