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Playa Santa Teresa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.6
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.9

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Playa Santa Teresa Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Saturday 27 Aug 2016 CST

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

Today's Playa Santa Teresa sea temperature is 30.4 °C (Statistics for 27 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.9 min: 27.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)7161616151414777777788888814138
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)6925533930629126818061617353687010812032424620614610317012066
Wind
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5 WNW5
5 NW5
15 WSW15
5 WNW5
5 E5
10 SW10
10 NNE10
0 N0
15 WSW15
5 W5
0 ENE0
15 SW15
5 W5
0 NE0
15 WSW15
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10 W10
20 W20
5 WNW5
5 NW5
15 SW15
10 S10
5 SW5
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High Tide
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11:07AM
2.33

11:49PM
2.19

12:12PM
2.36
12:51AM
2.28

1:09PM
2.42
1:43AM
2.39

1:59PM
2.48
2:27AM
2.48

2:43PM
2.52

3:08AM
2.55
3:24PM
2.54

3:47AM
2.58
4:02PM
2.52

4:23AM
2.58
Low Tide
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4:46AM
0.59
5:34PM
0.46

5:56AM
0.56

6:35PM
0.40
6:56AM
0.49

7:28PM
0.32
7:49AM
0.40

8:14PM
0.25
8:35AM
0.32

8:55PM
0.20
9:17AM
0.27

9:34PM
0.19
9:56AM
0.25

10:11PM
0.21

Note: the tide data above is for El Carmen which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Playa Santa Teresa.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Playa Santa Teresa blow from the NE.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 67mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 26°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 113mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Playa Santa Teresa Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Playa Santa Teresa provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Playa Santa Teresa can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Playa Santa Teresa 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 (Playa Santa Teresa) 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 Playa Santa Teresa 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.

Playa Santa Teresa is 51 km (32 miles) from Puntarenas. If you plan a holiday in Golfo de Nicoya, look for hotels and other accommodation in Puntarenas. Puntarenas has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.