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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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Playa Valor Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 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 30.5 °C (Statistics for 10 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.5 min: 26.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1517151615151414141413131317171616151415141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)9377106171191150140136939170684197216127118193186259239229195
Wind
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30 NE30
35 NE35
20 NE20
10 ENE10
5 ENE5
10 SSW10
5 NNE5
10 NE10
10 SSW10
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
20 SSW20
5 WNW5
0 WNW0
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5 NW5
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20 SSW20
5 NNE5
5 ENE5
15 SSW15
0 NNW0
0 SE0
Wind State(?)offoffoffoffoffonglassoffcross-
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High Tide
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4:26AM
2.90
4:53PM
2.99

5:12AM
2.87
5:40PM
2.98

6:01AM
2.77

6:28PM
2.91
6:52AM
2.64

7:21PM
2.78
7:48AM
2.48

8:18PM
2.63
8:52AM
2.33

9:23PM
2.50
10:02AM
2.23

10:32PM
2.42

Low Tide
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10:18PM
0.06
10:38AM
-0.07

11:05PM
0.03
11:24AM
-0.04

11:54PM
0.07

12:11PM
0.05
12:45AM
0.16

1:01PM
0.20
1:40AM
0.29

1:56PM
0.37
2:42AM
0.43

2:59PM
0.53

3:50AM
0.52
4:10PM
0.64

5:01AM
0.55

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.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)
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High °C
2934342934332835342834322834322734332834332828
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2934342934332835342834322834322734332834332828
Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 35°C on Sat morning, min 26°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Thu morning, calm by Sat morning).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Mon 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.

New for December 2015: Use the [+][-] and arrow controls in the forecast maps to zoom right into your local area. (Dans le site de fr bientôt.) En el sitio web es pronto. (No site do pt breve.)