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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 glassy conditions at Roca Alta (calm at San Jose 112 km from Roca Alta). 1.2m 8 s period swell from NNE with an additional 0.6m 8 s period swell from ENE
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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 12 Dec 2017 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 27.6 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 27.9 max: 28.7 min: 27.3 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9
NNE
1.9
NNE
2.3
N
2.1
NNE
2.2
NNE
2.1
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.1
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.7
ENE
1.2
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1.5
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1.7
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1.8
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1.9
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2.4
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2.2
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2.2
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2.5
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2.3
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2.1
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2.1
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Period(s) (?)888888877678899910101010101010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)510438703602650608354121473252207309439554588110086990413321063838904
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
20
WNW
20
W
20
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
10
WSW
5
NNW
10
NNE
10
SW
5
WNW
10
NE
15
SW
5
WSW
5
NE
10
SSW
10
SW
10
NE
5
SSW
5
W
10
N
10
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
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cross-
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glassoncross-
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glasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:38PM
0.16
8:50AM
0.35

8:44PM
0.12
9:29AM
0.36

10:04PM
0.08
10:08AM
0.37

11:59PM
0.06
10:45AM
0.36


11:21AM
0.36


11:58AM
0.35





Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:36AM
-0.02

4:06PM
0.04
2:00AM
0.01

5:20PM
0.02
2:15AM
0.04


6:29PM 2:06AM
-0.01 0.06


7:29PM
-0.03


8:19PM
-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
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Rain (mm)
1112470222-----42255233253
High °C
2424232323232424282725272726272825282826272726
Low °C
2423232323232323262624262724262725252725272725
Chill °C (?)
2424232323232424282725272726272825282826272726
Sunrise
--5:39--5:39--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:43--
Sunset
5:12--5:12--5:13--5:13--5:14--5:14--5:15--5:15-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 112mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri morning, min 23°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 24°C on Sat 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.