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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Playa Santa Teresa (calm at San Francisco de Coyote wx 20 km from Playa Santa Teresa). no significant swell
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29.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Playa Santa Teresa Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 25 Apr 2017 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 29.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 29.0 max: 30.5 min: 27.5 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1514141315141413131313191918181716161515141818
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Wave
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Energy(?)2871781341011911801701029922553183179388607618596539525370350341534
Wind
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15 SSW15
5 SSE5
0 E0
15 SSW15
5 W5
0 N0
15 SW15
0 NNW0
0 WNW0
15 SSW15
0 NNE0
0 E0
15 SSW15
5 W5
5 S5
15 SW15
5 WNW5
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15 SW15
5 NW5
0 NE0
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:13AM
2.54

2:31PM
2.83

3:01AM
2.66
3:18PM
2.93

3:49AM
2.73
4:06PM
2.96

4:37AM
2.74
4:55PM
2.91

5:27AM
2.69
5:46PM
2.79

6:21AM
2.59

6:40PM
2.63
7:17AM
2.47


Low Tide
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8:04PM
0.12
8:17AM
0.15

8:51PM
-0.04
9:04AM
0.05

9:38PM
-0.13
9:52AM
0.01

10:26PM
-0.16
10:42AM
0.03

11:15PM
-0.11
11:33AM
0.12

12:06AM
0.00

12:27PM
0.25
1:00AM
0.15

1:27PM
0.40

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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Summary
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Rain (mm)
1106-14--3-----25-48-62-6
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
3028302928302929302929303029303029292929302928
Sunrise
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Sunset
5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 34mm), heaviest during Wed night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue afternoon, min 27°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 33mm), heaviest during Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 28°C on Sat 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.