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Cocles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.6

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Cocles Surf Guide

Cocles in Limon is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the northeast. There is a left breaking reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins and jellyfish.

Cocles Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cocles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cocles occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Cocles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in February while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Cocles Location Map

Interactive Cocles 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 Cocles is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cocles is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Cocles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 03:42 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
Wind State cross-
glass on

Swell History at Cocles

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

Wind History at Cocles

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

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