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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 Continuing glassy conditions at Playa Valor (calm at Avenida Pastor Diaz Jaco wx 17 km from Playa Valor). 0.7m 10 s period swell from S with an additional 0.6m 6 s period swell from WSW
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17 km away, 29 min ago

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Playa Valor Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 25 Jul 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 28.7 °C (Statistics for 25 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 28.2 max: 29.3 min: 26.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1098814181717201917161616161717161616161515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)116111575573821192218381255124411951240871894163023242331221411931239986973
Wind
(km/h)
5 SW5
10 SSW10
0 ENE0
5 SW5
10 SSW10
0 SE0
5 SW5
10 SSW10
0 SSE0
10 WSW10
10 SW10
0 ESE0
5 SW5
10 SSW10
5 ESE5
0 SW0
10 SW10
5 SSE5
15 SSE15
10 ENE10
5 E5
5 SSE5
5 SW5
Wind State(?)oncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:10PM
2.96

4:43AM
2.92
4:58PM
2.88

5:29AM
2.88
5:46PM
2.75

6:16AM
2.78

6:33PM
2.58
7:02AM
2.65

7:20PM
2.41
7:49AM
2.51

8:11PM
2.24
8:39AM
2.39

9:07PM
2.11
9:33AM
2.29

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:00AM
0.10

10:27PM
-0.09
10:50AM
0.13

11:13PM
-0.02
11:39AM
0.20

11:58PM
0.11

12:27PM
0.32
12:43AM
0.27

1:16PM
0.45
1:30AM
0.45

2:07PM
0.58
2:17AM
0.62

3:01PM
0.69

3:10AM
0.76

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
rain shwrsrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome clouds
Rain (mm)
424--299125722910-1512-16251951--
High °C
3028273028263028272928273028263029272625252627
Low °C
2928262927252827262827262827262827262525242627
Chill °C (?)
3028273028263028272928273028263029272625252627
Sunrise
5:26--5:26--5:26--5:26--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28-
Sunset
-6:01--6:01--6:01--6:01--6:00--6:00--6:00--6:00
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 138mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 95mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 24°C on Mon 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.