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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 Still cross-shore at Backwash (light winds from the SSW at David/Enrique Malek International Airport 93 km from Backwash). 1.5m 14 s period swell from SSW
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Backwash Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Friday 17 Aug 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 28.5 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.2 max: 30.1 min: 27.1 °C)

Friday 17Saturday 18Sunday 19
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
Period(s) (?)151414141414141413131313131312121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)97091189977876772461360431748244423518118117813812182
Wind
(km/h)
5
W
10
SW
15
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
10
WNW
5
NW
5
NNW
5
NW
10
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
W
10
SW
Wind State(?)glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
off
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:58AM
2.96



7:24PM
2.65



7:49AM
2.76



8:20PM
2.46



8:44AM
2.58

Low Tide
/ height (m)


1:16PM
0.41



1:31AM
0.52



2:10PM
0.59



2:25AM
0.73



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.
 Friday 17Saturday 18Sunday 19
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
clearclearclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome clouds
Rain (mm)
---22312-1-411----
Temp. °C
272828272626262527282827262626252728
Chill °C (?)
272828272626262527282827262626252728
Sunrise
5:24------5:24-------5:24--
Sunset
--5:47-------5:46-------

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