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La-China

Photo credit: OSCAR CANDRAY

WAVE RIGHT, La-China photo

La-China

Photo credit: OSCAR CANDRAY

Type: breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 09:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
SW 5
SSW 10
S 5
S
Wind State glass on cross-
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La-China in Golfo de Nicoya is a fairly exposed breakwater break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the breakwater tend to peel to the left and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rips and polluition.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chacarita, 5 km from La-China.

IS AT (local time)

La-China Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Avenida Pastor Diaz Jaco wx, 30 km from La-China.

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Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
26.4 °C

Current weather near La-China

Overall La-China Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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La-China Location Maps

La-China Location Map

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La-China, Golfo de Nicoya. Use the tab navigation above to view La-China sea temperature, La-China photographs, La-China detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La-China webcams, current wind from Golfo de Nicoya live weather stations and La-China tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Costa Rica wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around La-China.