New app offers updates on Costa Rica tides, wind conditions
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Environment and Wildlife
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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…

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Body of drowned U.S. man found near Jacó, says Red Cross

Zach Dyer - May 15, 2015

https://twitter.com/cruzrojacrc/status/599235339027263488 The Costa Rican Red Cross reported Friday morning that it had likely retrieved the body of a 34-year-old U.S. man who disappeared on Sunday afternoon, May 10.…

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…

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…

Big waves, strong winds forecast for Pacific coast over the weekend
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Big waves, strong winds forecast for Pacific coast over the weekend

L. Arias - May 15, 2014

Two low-pressure systems originating in the Southern Hemisphere will cause powerful waves at most of Costa Rica’s Pacific beaches starting Friday. A report from the University of…

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25 killed so far during Semana Santa, according to Red Cross

Lindsay Fendt - April 19, 2014

Accidents and assaults have claimed the lives of 25 people so far this Semana Santa, according to a report released by the Costa Rican Red Cross. As…

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Nephew of Environment Minister René Castro drowns in riptide in Santa Teresa

Matt Levin - April 18, 2014

The Costa Rican Red Cross found the body of 18-year-old Felipe Castro Espinoza, a nephew of current Environment Minister René Castro, Friday, the day after he was…

Watch out for riptides during the Easter Holy Week
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Watch out for riptides during the Easter Holy Week

L. Arias - April 11, 2014

Oceanographers at the National University (UNA) are warning Easter Holy Week travelers to take precautions at the beach this week due to riptides. The strongest currents were…