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…

Costa Rica investigates company’s navigation permits after weekend chemical spill in Nicoya Gulf
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Costa Rica investigates company’s navigation permits after weekend chemical spill in Nicoya Gulf

L. Arias - May 5, 2015

Officials from the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute (INCOPESCA) on Monday said that the 180 tons of ammonium nitrate spilled into the Nicoya Gulf last Saturday have not caused significant…

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…

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…