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La-China

Photo credit: OSCAR CANDRAY

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La-China

Photo credit: OSCAR CANDRAY

Type: breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Saturday, 17 February 2018, 15:24 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
SW
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Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
NE 10
NE 10
NE
Wind State cross-
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La-China in Golfo de Nicoya is a fairly exposed breakwater break that has inconsistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. The breakwater break offers mainly left hand waves and there is a left hand point break too. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of 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, 55 km from La-China.

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Current weather near La-China

Overall La-China Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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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.