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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

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Punta Burica Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 27 Apr 2015 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 29.0 °C (Statistics for 27 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 29.2 max: 30.7 min: 28.3 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1717161615151514141413151418172322201919181717
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)172252422387493422530508474453265249400491125412971893285230724004324325232225
Wind
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10 W10
30 WSW30
20 WNW20
0 W0
25 WSW25
15 WNW15
10 WNW10
20 SW20
10 W10
10 W10
25 WSW25
10 NW10
5 W5
20 SW20
10 SSW10
0 S0
10 SSW10
5 W5
5 SSW5
20 SW20
5 S5
5 SE5
20 SSW20
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:35AM
2.42

10:59PM
2.31
11:38AM
2.42

12:04AM
2.32
12:35PM
2.49

1:01AM
2.39

1:23PM
2.59
1:51AM
2.50

2:06PM
2.71
2:33AM
2.62

2:45PM
2.83
3:12AM
2.72

3:23PM
2.92
3:50AM
2.80

3:58PM
2.98
Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:51PM
0.99

5:15AM
0.90
5:56PM
0.95

6:15AM
0.89
6:54PM
0.85

7:08AM
0.83

7:43PM
0.72
7:54AM
0.74

8:24PM
0.58
8:35AM
0.64

9:03PM
0.45
9:13AM
0.56

9:40PM
0.34
9:50AM
0.50

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)
84161219-16-14-612--2-42-4
High °C
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Low °C
2829282929282929282928272828262627272828272828
Chill °C (?)
2929292929292929292928282929282728282828282828
Sunrise
6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:15--6:15-
Sunset
-18:39--18:39--18:39--18:39--18:40--18:40--18:40--18:40
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 62mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 28°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Mon afternoon, calm by Tue morning).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Fri morning, 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.