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Isla Uvita Surf Guide

Isla Uvita in Limon is an exposed point break that usually has waves Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast.There is a left hand point break here. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips,jellyfish and coral.

Isla Uvita Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Isla Uvita:

The best conditions reported for surf at Isla Uvita 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 Isla Uvita (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Isla Uvita with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 83% of the time in February while 16% 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 Isla Uvita Location Map

Interactive Isla Uvita 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 Isla Uvita is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Isla Uvita is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Isla Uvita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 1 July 2022, 17:08 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Isla Uvita

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

Wind History at Isla Uvita

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s11.3
    Reliability: consistent
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Wave Buoys Nearest To Isla Uvita: