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Westfalia Surf Guide

Westfalia in Limon is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Ideal winds are from the southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips,jellyfish,.

Westfalia Spot Info

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

Surfing Westfalia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Westfalia occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Westfalia with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 87% of the time in January while 12% 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 Westfalia Location Map

Interactive Westfalia 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 Westfalia is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Westfalia is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Westfalia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 00:21 Local Time
SatSunday 14
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass cross-

Swell History at Westfalia

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

Wind History at Westfalia

Wind stats for Westfalia, 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: consistent
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Westfalia: