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Backwash ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Backwash (light winds from the WNW at David/Enrique Malek International Airport 93 km from Backwash). no significant swell
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Backwash Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Saturday 15 Dec 2018 CST

Backwash surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Backwash sea temperature is 29.4 °C (Statistics for 15 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.3 min: 26.7 °C)

Saturday 15Sunday 16Monday 17
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period(s) (?)121111151514141414141413131313131712
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)3433317384120118113147145143139192218183165160217
Wind
(km/h)
10
S
5
S
5
N
5
N
10
N
5
NNE
0
N
10
SSW
15
SW
10
W
5
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
N
5
NNW
10
SW
10
SW
5
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscrosscross-
off
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


8:33PM
2.39



8:50AM
2.19




9:27PM
2.39



9:54AM
2.17


Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:07PM
0.82



2:49AM
0.98



3:00PM
0.90




3:51AM
0.95



3:58PM
0.92

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Backwash blow from the NW.
 Saturday 15Sunday 16Monday 17
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclearclearclearclearrisk thund- der
Rain (mm)
----------11-----3
Temp. °C
282726262525272828272726252526282827
Chill °C (?)
282726262525272828272726252526282827
Sunrise
-----5:39-------5:39----
Sunset
5:16-------5:17-------5:17-

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