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

Overall: 3.2

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Roca Alta Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Friday, 19 October 2018, 04:02 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 10
NW 15
Wind State cross-
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Roca Alta in Limon is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. There is a right hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rips,jellyfish and coral.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Limon, Costa Rica, 2 km from Roca Alta.

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At Cahuita, 36 km from Roca Alta.


Air temperature
24 °C

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Overall Roca Alta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Roca Alta is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Roca Alta is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX) in Panama, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Costa Rica is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Roca Alta and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Roca Alta, Limon. Use the tab navigation above to view Roca Alta sea temperature, Roca Alta photographs, Roca Alta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Roca Alta webcams, current wind from Limon live weather stations and Roca Alta tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Costa Rica wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Roca Alta.