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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 Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Monday 29 Aug 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 28.3 °C (Statistics for 29 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.6 min: 27.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)77788899999999988888988
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2120195091147202299292249320313300307258193158162158211247184179
Wind
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5 SE5
5 E5
15 ENE15
5 SW5
5 ENE5
15 NE15
0 SW0
0 ENE0
15 NE15
5 SSE5
5 N5
10 NNE10
5 WSW5
10 NW10
15 N15
10 W10
10 NW10
15 N15
10 WNW10
10 NW10
15 N15
10 W10
10 W10
Wind State(?)cross-
off
glasscross-
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offglassonglassglasscross-
on
glassglassoncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:40PM
0.35
10:54AM
0.12

10:34PM
0.32
11:59AM
0.14

11:31PM
0.28

1:03PM
0.16
12:31AM
0.24

1:59PM
0.18
1:36AM
0.21

2:45PM
0.20
2:40AM
0.19

3:24PM
0.23

3:38AM
0.17
3:59PM
0.25


Low Tide
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5:12AM
-0.02
3:31PM
0.05

6:04AM
-0.01
4:40PM
0.07

6:53AM
0.01

6:03PM
0.08
7:38AM
0.03

7:31PM
0.09
8:18AM
0.04

8:53PM
0.08
8:52AM
0.05

9:59PM
0.06
9:22AM
0.06



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
clearclearclearrisk thund- derclearclearrain shwrsclearsome cloudsrisk thund- dersome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome clouds
Rain (mm)
---6--2--1-23-18421543132-
High °C
2830292830292830292830292830292730292729282828
Low °C
2729282729282729282729282729282729282728282828
Chill °C (?)
2830292830292830292830292830292730292729282828
Sunrise
-5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22---
Sunset
--5:40--5:40--5:39--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:37--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 27°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 66mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 27°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.