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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 Wind reports 1 km away suggest it is still onshore at Roca Alta (light winds from the NNE at Limon International Airport). 0.8m 7 s period swell from ENE with an additional 0.8m 6 s period swell from NNE
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Moderate
17 km/h
NNE
Onshore
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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 22 Mar 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 29.6 °C (Statistics for 22 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 28.8 max: 29.7 min: 27.4 °C)

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Period(s) (?)77777677777777777777766
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)68765448636168661311351561216861426747403228261314
Wind
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10 WSW10
15 N15
5 WSW5
10 WNW10
15 NNW15
10 W10
15 W15
15 NNW15
10 W10
15 WNW15
15 NNW15
10 W10
10 NW10
15 NNE15
5 W5
5 NNW5
10 NE10
5 SSW5
5 ENE5
10 NE10
5 S5
5 ENE5
15 ENE15
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High Tide
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8:15PM
0.08
7:45AM
0.27

8:52PM
0.09
8:26AM
0.25

9:34PM
0.10
9:13AM
0.23

10:20PM
0.12
10:06AM
0.20

11:11PM
0.15
11:09AM
0.17

12:04AM
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12:23PM
0.14
12:58AM
0.23

1:42PM
0.12
Low Tide
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2:37PM
-0.05
12:43AM
0.02

3:13PM
-0.04
1:29AM
0.02

3:48PM
-0.03
2:26AM
0.02

4:23PM
-0.02

3:38AM
0.03
4:59PM
-0.01

5:04AM
0.02
5:36PM
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6:35AM
0.01

6:17PM
0.00
7:58AM
-0.02

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
rain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsmod. rainrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsclearrisk thund- dersome cloudsclearsome clouds
Rain (mm)
8710310198107263-1222--2---
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2827252726252626252726252827252727262827262828
Sunrise
5:35--5:33--5:33--5:33--5:33--5:31--5:31--5:31-
Sunset
-5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 93mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Wed morning, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun morning, 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.