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Punta Burica ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the S at David/Enrique Malek International Airport 65 km from Punta Burica). 0.5m 11 s period swell from SSW
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Punta Burica Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 24 Jan 2017 EST

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

Today's Punta Burica sea temperature is 29.2 °C (Statistics for 24 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 28.7 max: 30.2 min: 27.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1411141313131712121111111115141313121212121716
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)5368487065901081091061027369668646444289839452159208
Wind
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10 NNE10
15 SW15
5 N5
5 NE5
15 WSW15
10 NW10
5 NE5
20 WSW20
10 WNW10
10 NW10
20 WSW20
10 WNW10
5 NNW5
20 WSW20
10 WNW10
5 N5
20 WSW20
15 NW15
5 NNW5
20 WSW20
5 WNW5
5 E5
15 WSW15
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:29PM
2.34
1:39AM
2.58

2:18PM
2.47
2:26AM
2.70

3:01PM
2.61
3:09AM
2.82

3:41PM
2.75
3:48AM
2.92

4:19PM
2.88

4:26AM
2.99
4:55PM
2.98

5:05AM
3.02
5:33PM
3.05

5:44AM
3.02
6:11PM
3.09
Low Tide
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7:26PM
0.94
8:05AM
0.67

8:16PM
0.83
8:48AM
0.53

9:01PM
0.71
9:28AM
0.40

9:41PM
0.58
10:05AM
0.29

10:21PM
0.48
10:42AM
0.21

11:00PM
0.40
11:19AM
0.17

11:40PM
0.35
11:56AM
0.17

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 Punta Burica blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
3----------------19--2-1
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2727272627272627272727272727272727272728282728
Sunrise
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Sunset
-6:36--6:36--6:36--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon afternoon, min 26°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Punta Burica Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Punta Burica provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Punta Burica can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Punta Burica 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 (Punta Burica) 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 Punta Burica 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Golfo Dulce? If you are looking for accommodation near Punta Burica, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Golfo Dulce, consider staying in Puerto Armuelles which is 27 km (17 miles) away. Other places in and around Golfo Dulce where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include La Concepcion which is 62 km (39 miles) away, Pedregal, David and Golfito.