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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Islita (calm at samara Nicoya wx 14 km from Islita). 1.0m 9 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.5m 19 s period swell from SW
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Clean
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Islita Surf Forecast / Guanacaste / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 20 Sep 2018 CST

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

Today's Islita sea temperature is 29.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 27.8 max: 28.9 min: 26.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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0.6
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0.7
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SW
0.8
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0.8
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0.8
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0.8
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Period(s) (?)9181817161615151414149161615141414716151515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)165201304330380339326301245228181134255349377301276186180330409335275
Wind
(km/h)
5
E
10
SSW
5
NNE
5
E
10
SW
5
W
0
SW
10
SW
5
NW
0
NNE
10
SW
5
NE
5
E
10
SSW
5
NNE
5
E
10
SSE
5
SW
10
ESE
5
SE
10
E
5
NE
5
ENE
Wind State(?)glasscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:10AM
2.01

11:52PM
1.96

12:08PM
2.07
12:43AM
2.06

12:58PM
2.16
1:27AM
2.19

1:41PM
2.26
2:05AM
2.32

2:20PM
2.35
2:41AM
2.43

2:57PM
2.41

3:16AM
2.52
3:34PM
2.44

3:50AM
2.58
4:10PM
2.45
Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:36PM
0.72

5:57AM
0.80

6:29PM
0.64
6:49AM
0.69

7:14PM
0.54
7:33AM
0.57

7:53PM
0.44
8:13AM
0.45

8:30PM
0.36
8:51AM
0.34

9:05PM
0.30
9:27AM
0.27

9:39PM
0.26
10:04AM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Camaronal which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Islita.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Islita blow from the N.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
21831173416811686125722164514173
High °C
2928272928272928272928272828272827262525252425
Low °C
2828262828262827262827262727252726252525242425
Chill °C (?)
2928272928272928272928272828272827262525252425
Sunrise
5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30-
Sunset
-5:37--5:37--5:37--5:36--5:36--5:35--5:34--5:34
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 95mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 113mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon morning, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Islita Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Islita provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Islita can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Islita surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Islita) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Islita may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Islita is 33 km (20 miles) from Nicoya. If you plan a holiday in Guanacaste, look for hotels and other accommodation in Nicoya. Nicoya has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.