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Punta Uva Surf Guide

Punta Uva in Limon is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and jellyfish.

Punta Uva Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Uva:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Uva 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 Punta Uva (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Punta Uva 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.
clean
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta Uva Location Map

Interactive Punta Uva 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 Punta Uva is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Uva is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Punta Uva Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 June 2022, 09:13 Local Time
Monday 27
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1.3
NE
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
5
5
15
10
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Punta Uva

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

Wind History at Punta Uva

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

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