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Playa Santa Teresa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.6
Crowds: 3.1

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

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 01 Jul 2015 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 29.7 °C (Statistics for 01 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.2 min: 26.3 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)2019-171616151414141414-14142120191918182017
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)4125830728575429408233233143198145011864208331296290258307328398
Wind
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10 NW10
5 ESE5
15 SSW15
5 WNW5
0 SSE0
15 SSW15
10 WNW10
5 N5
20 SSW20
10 N10
5 NNW5
20 SSW20
5 WNW5
5 NW5
20 SW20
0 N0
5 NW5
15 SW15
10 SW10
0 WNW0
15 SW15
10 NW10
10 WNW10
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
2:35AM
2.36

2:47PM
2.61

3:20AM
2.48
3:32PM
2.68

4:05AM
2.58
4:18PM
2.70

4:51AM
2.65
5:06PM
2.67

5:38AM
2.68
5:55PM
2.60

6:29AM
2.67

6:47PM
2.49
7:21AM
2.62

7:45PM
2.38

Low Tide
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8:35AM
0.39

9:08PM
0.13
9:22AM
0.30

9:52PM
0.05
10:10AM
0.23

10:36PM
0.01
10:58AM
0.21

11:22PM
0.02
11:49AM
0.22

12:10AM
0.08

12:42PM
0.26
1:01AM
0.17

1:39PM
0.32
1:55AM
0.28

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)
--1-----1--15-615--13--2-
High °C
2930302930302931302931302930302728282829292827
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2930302930302931302931302930302728282829292827
Sunrise
-5:24--5:24--5:24--5:24--5:24--5:24--5:24---
Sunset
--18:04--18:05--18:05--18:05--18:05--18:05--18:05--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Sat morning, min 28°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 42mm), heaviest during Mon night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sun afternoon, min 26°C on Mon 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.