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WaveCast Costa Rica West Coast
1-18-2018 4:45 AM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2018, 4:45 AM
1/17/2018 8:00 AM - 1/25/2018 0:00 AM

1/17/20181/18/20181/19/20181/20/20181/21/20181/22/20181/23/20181/24/20181/25/2018
Dir: 312
Max: 2-3
Prd: 10
Dir: 298
Max: 4-5
Prd: 21
Dir: 298
Max: 5-6
Prd: 19
Dir: 298
Max: 4-5
Prd: 17
Dir: 299
Max: 3-4
Prd: 15
Dir: 299
Max: 3-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 300
Max: 3-4
Prd: 16
Dir: 300
Max: 2-3
Prd: 15
Dir: 312
Max: 1-2
Prd: 9

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2018, 4:45 AM
1/17/2018 8:00 AM - 1/25/2018 0:00 AM

1/17/20181/18/20181/19/20181/20/20181/21/20181/22/20181/23/20181/24/20181/25/2018
Dir: 211
Max: 3-4
Prd: 14
Dir: 212
Max: 2-3
Prd: 13
Dir: 207
Max: 2-2
Prd: 13
Dir: 213
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 217
Max: 2-2
Prd: 13
Dir: 217
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 219
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 220
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 209
Max: 2-2
Prd: 16


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Wednesday, January the 17th: Swell will be coming in from 312 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 10 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 4 feet from 211 degrees with 14 second periods.

Thursday, January the 18th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 298 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 21 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 212 degrees with 13 second periods.

Friday, January the 19th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 298 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 19 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 207 degrees with 13 second periods.

Saturday, January the 20th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 298 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 17 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 213 degrees with 14 second periods.

Sunday, January the 21st: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 299 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 217 degrees with 13 second periods.

Monday, January the 22nd: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 299 degrees with 3 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 217 degrees with 14 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 23rd: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 300 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 16 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 219 degrees with 14 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 24th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 300 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 220 degrees with 14 second periods.

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