The surf forecast is 4-5+ ft and slightly choppy right now for Playitas, Costa Rica

  • WEATHER FORECAST
    86° SSW @ 8mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    4:16pm / 10:09am
  • BUOY FORECAST
    SW3.1ft @ 16s
  • WATER TEMP
    86° Trunks/Bikini

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
WED 17
THU 18
FRI 19
SAT 20
SUN 21
6pm
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 4-7 ft and clean at 6pm on Tue 4/16
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND S 2 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY SW (224) 3.2 ft @ 17 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY SSW (192) 2.7 ft @ 11 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Incoming Mid Tide, 4.4 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    clean
    NNE
    5mph
    3ft
    16s
    SW
    12pm
    4-5+ ft
    choppy
    SSW
    8mph
    3.1ft
    16s
    SW
    6pm
    3-5 ft
    fair
    S
    4mph
    3.1ft
    16s
    SW
  • Best Board for Wednesday
  • Thursday, Apr 18
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-5 ft
    clean
    N
    4mph
    2.9ft
    15s
    SW
    12pm
    3+ ft
    choppy
    SSW
    8mph
    1.2ft
    21s
    SSW
    6pm
    3+ ft
    clean
    S
    3mph
    1.2ft
    21s
    SSW
  • Friday, Apr 19
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    clean
    NNE
    3mph
    2.3ft
    19s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-5+ ft
    choppy
    SSW
    7mph
    2.2ft
    19s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-5+ ft
    clean
    S
    2mph
    2.4ft
    18s
    SSW
  • Saturday, Apr 20
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    5-7+ ft
    clean
    NE
    3mph
    3.5ft
    17s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-6+ ft
    choppy
    SSW
    7mph
    3.3ft
    16s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-7 ft
    clean
    SSE
    1mph
    3.8ft
    16s
    SSW
  • Sunday, Apr 21
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6+ ft
    clean
    NE
    4mph
    3.8ft
    15s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-6 ft
    choppy
    S
    9mph
    3.8ft
    15s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-5+ ft
    clean
    S
    4mph
    3.4ft
    14s
    SSW
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North to North-North-West, and was updated Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:58am.
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