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Caca Rio Surf Guide

Caca Rio in Limon is an exposed river break that has quite reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Shark protected.

Caca Rio Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caca Rio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caca Rio occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Caca Rio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 88% of the time in December while 12% 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 Caca Rio Location Map

Interactive Caca Rio 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 Caca Rio is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Caca Rio is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Caca Rio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 01:01 Local Time
WedThursday 15
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
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Swell History at Caca Rio

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

Wind History at Caca Rio

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

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