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Playa Valor ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become cross-off at Playa Valor (moderate winds from the N at SHIP12031 38 km from Playa Valor). 0.9m 15 s period swell from SSW
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38 km away, 4 h 17 min ago

Moderate
21 km/h
N
29.5
30.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Playa Valor Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 CST

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

Today's Playa Valor sea temperature is 30.6 °C (Statistics for 22 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 28.7 max: 29.8 min: 26.7 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1514141413131615141415151414131314141416151515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)445301289213139939414613112713193175178158158175121121264191326309
Wind
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10 S10
5 NNE5
5 NE5
15 S15
5 NNE5
5 NE5
15 SSW15
5 N5
0 NW0
20 SSW20
5 E5
5 WNW5
20 SSW20
5 ESE5
5 WSW5
15 SSW15
5 SE5
5 W5
15 SSW15
5 SW5
5 SW5
15 SSW15
5 SW5
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

10:14PM
2.10
11:02AM
2.02

11:20PM
2.15

12:01PM
2.14
12:19AM
2.26

12:53PM
2.32
1:11AM
2.41

1:38PM
2.53
1:58AM
2.57

2:21PM
2.73
2:42AM
2.72

3:04PM
2.91

3:27AM
2.82
3:46PM
3.03

Low Tide
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3:56PM
0.96

4:42AM
0.83
5:06PM
0.92

5:45AM
0.74

6:09PM
0.79
6:38AM
0.61

7:01PM
0.61
7:24AM
0.45

7:49PM
0.41
8:08AM
0.28

8:34PM
0.21
8:50AM
0.14

9:18PM
0.05
9:33AM
0.04


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

Offshore winds at Playa Valor blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
15--102-72-22--2----15222
High °C
3128333128323128333128323127313127323127313127
Low °C
3027312927302926312926302826302826302826292827
Chill °C (?)
3128333128323128333128323127313127323127313127
Sunrise
--5:41--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:37--5:37--5:37--
Sunset
5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 40mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Sun morning, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Playa Valor Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Playa Valor provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Playa Valor can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Playa Valor 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 Valor) 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 Valor 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 Valor is 23 km (14 miles) from Esparza. If you plan a holiday in Golfo de Nicoya, look for hotels and other accommodation in Esparza. Esparza has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.