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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Roca Alta (calm at Limon International Airport 1 km from Roca Alta). 1.4m 9 s period swell from ENE
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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 17 Jun 2018 CST

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

Today's Roca Alta sea temperature is 28.5 °C (Statistics for 17 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.1 min: 28.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
ENE
1.4
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1.5
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1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.6
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1.5
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1.3
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1
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1
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1.2
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1.2
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1.2
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Period(s) (?)98999998888888787888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)273273331338324389339235188184136100715147524880143136171175166
Wind
(km/h)
15
NE
10
W
10
NW
15
NNE
5
W
15
NW
15
N
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
N
10
SSW
5
SSW
15
ENE
5
SW
5
WNW
15
NE
5
WSW
10
WNW
10
NNE
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
N
5
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
off
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off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
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on
offglassoncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
4:57PM
0.13

3:20AM
0.35
5:40PM
0.18

4:16AM
0.30

6:22PM
0.23
5:12AM
0.25

7:04PM
0.27
6:09AM
0.20

7:46PM
0.30
7:10AM
0.14

8:27PM
0.33
8:16AM
0.09





Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:48PM
0.08
10:56AM
-0.16

10:17PM
0.08
11:34AM
-0.15

11:41PM
0.07

12:09PM
-0.12
1:02AM
0.05

12:43PM
-0.10
2:21AM
0.03

1:14PM
-0.07

3:38AM
0.00
1:40PM
-0.04




Note: the tide data above is for Limon, Costa Rica which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Roca Alta.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Roca Alta blow from the SSW.
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Summary
risk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsclearrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- der
Rain (mm)
12211718-810-57--2----510-82
High °C
2927302927292927282827292927292827292827292927
Low °C
2826282826282726272726282826282826282826272726
Chill °C (?)
2927302927292927282827292927292827292827292927
Sunrise
--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:13--5:13--
Sunset
5:53--5:53--5:53--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:55-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 80mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Mon morning, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Roca Alta Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Roca Alta provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Roca Alta can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Roca Alta 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 (Roca Alta) 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 Roca Alta 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 Limon? If you are looking for accommodation near Roca Alta, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Limon, consider staying in Puerto Limon which is 1 km (1 miles) away. Other places in and around Limon where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Siquirres which is 52 km (32 miles) away, Turrialba, Guapiles and Changuinola.