Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s central Pacific beaches this weekend
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Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s central Pacific beaches this weekend

L. Arias - July 17, 2015

Powerful waves and rip currents started hitting beaches in the Pacific province of Puntarenas on Friday and will continue throughout the weekend, the University of Costa Rica's…

New app offers updates on Costa Rica tides, wind conditions
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New app offers updates on Costa Rica tides, wind conditions

L. Arias - July 16, 2015

A new application for mobile phones and devices will offer information on Costa Rica’s sea conditions along both Caribbean and Pacific shores, as well as around Cocos…

Big waves expected to hit Costa Rica’s southern Pacific beaches over the weekend
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Big waves expected to hit Costa Rica’s southern Pacific beaches over the weekend

L. Arias - April 30, 2015

An intense storm currently affecting Pacific waters in the Southern Hemisphere will cause big swells along Costa Rica's coastline starting Saturday. The weather phenomenon will generate powerful waves up…

Oceanographers forecast strong waves, rip tides along Costa Rica’s Pacific shores starting Thursday
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Oceanographers forecast strong waves, rip tides along Costa Rica’s Pacific shores starting Thursday

L. Arias - March 26, 2015

Storms in the southern Pacific are expected to whip up Thursday, causing big waves that will last through Saturday, the University of Costa Rica's Center for Research in Marine Sciences and…

Experts extend alert for strong waves in Costa Rica’s northern Pacific, Caribbean through Sunday
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Experts extend alert for strong waves in Costa Rica’s northern Pacific, Caribbean through Sunday

L. Arias - January 27, 2015

Conditions creating tall and powerful waves are expected to intensify again on Wednesday along the northwestern Pacific coast and in the Caribbean province of Limón, the University of Costa Rica's Center…

Strong waves blamed in drowning of 2 Canadian tourists in Costa Rica, including 2-year-old girl
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Strong waves blamed in drowning of 2 Canadian tourists in Costa Rica, including 2-year-old girl

L. Arias - January 26, 2015

Update, 9:06 p.m., Jan. 26: A reader on our Facebook profile disputed the Red Cross' initial suspicions that strong waves or a rip current may be to…

Big waves expected this weekend on Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast
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Big waves expected this weekend on Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast

L. Arias - January 23, 2015

Strong winds with intensities of up to 26 knots from the northeast will create strong wave conditions in several coastal areas in Costa Rica, particularly in the northern Pacific, the…

Strong gusts, big waves to continue over the weekend
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Strong gusts, big waves to continue over the weekend

L. Arias - December 27, 2014

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) on Friday reported that a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean is to blame for increased trade…

Big waves cause flooding along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast
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Big waves cause flooding along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast

L. Arias - July 4, 2014

Strong waves forecast for this weekend on both coasts of Costa Rica already are affecting areas in the Pacific province of Puntarenas. National Coast Guard officers in the town…

Powerful waves to hit Costa Rica’s Caribbean and Pacific beaches over the weekend
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Powerful waves to hit Costa Rica’s Caribbean and Pacific beaches over the weekend

L. Arias - July 3, 2014

Experts from the University of Costa Rica's Ocean Science and Limnology Research Center (CIMAR) are warning residents and beachgoers that powerful waves will hit Costa Rican shores…