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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 The wind is still cross-off at Roca Alta (light winds from the SSE at San Jose 112 km from Roca Alta). 1.2m 8 s period swell from ENE
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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 22 Jul 2016 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 30.0 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.2 min: 27.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)88889999888889999989999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)197197222241370404316311255202217217241300300286346267184313307313313
Wind
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10 W10
10 NW10
15 N15
10 W10
10 WNW10
10 N10
10 WSW10
5 NW5
15 N15
10 W10
5 WNW5
15 NNE15
10 WNW10
10 NNW10
15 NNE15
10 WNW10
10 NNW10
15 NE15
5 W5
5 NNW5
10 NE10
5 NW5
10 WNW10
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crossoncross-
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crossoncross-
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crossoncross-
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crossoncrosscross-
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oncrosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:55AM
0.27

4:19PM
0.17
2:50AM
0.24

4:50PM
0.22

3:48AM
0.20
5:26PM
0.28

4:47AM
0.17

6:06PM
0.33
5:47AM
0.14

6:49PM
0.37
6:47AM
0.11

7:34PM
0.40
7:49AM
0.09



Low Tide
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9:33AM
-0.06

9:01PM
0.09
10:00AM
-0.06

10:30PM
0.07
10:30AM
-0.06

11:46PM
0.05
11:02AM
-0.06

12:54AM
0.02
11:37AM
-0.06

1:58AM
-0.02

12:14PM
-0.05
2:58AM
-0.04

12:54PM
-0.05


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- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrs
Rain (mm)
2-91013-----383262-86-7112
High °C
2730292728282729292729292729282729282729282625
Low °C
2629282627272628282729272728272628272628272525
Chill °C (?)
2730292728282729292729292729282729282729282625
Sunrise
-5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20---
Sunset
--5:55--5:55--5:55--5:55--5:55--5:54--5:54--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 37mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 26°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 55mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Tue afternoon, min 25°C on Fri 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.