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Hog Hole ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Hog Hole Surf Guide

Hog Hole in Golfo Dulce is an exposed reef and point break that has very consistent waves Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Hog Hole Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hog Hole:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hog Hole occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Hog Hole with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 78% of the time in May while 22% 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 Hog Hole Location Map

Interactive Hog Hole 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 Hog Hole is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hog Hole is Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Hog Hole Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 13:55 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 20
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Hog Hole

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

Wind History at Hog Hole

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

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