Roca Alta ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

6 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 16 Apr 2014 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 28.8 °C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 29.0 max: 29.6 min: 28.3 °C)

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Period (s) (?) 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 9 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8
Surfscale
Wave
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Energy (?) 169 133 116 126 142 149 183 226 311 261 261 316 330 330 362 346 280 228 222 165 136 140 126
Wind
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10 NE10
5 SW5
0 ENE0
15 NE15
5 WSW5
5 NW5
10 NE10
10 WSW10
5 NW5
10 NE10
10 WSW10
15 W15
10 NNW10
15 W15
10 WNW10
5 W5
10 WSW10
5 NW5
15 NE15
10 SW10
5 N5
15 NE15
10 WSW10
Wind State (?) cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:03PM
0.05
1:15AM
0.29

3:59PM
0.06
2:04AM
0.31

4:35PM
0.07
2:53AM
0.32

5:08PM
0.08

3:42AM
0.33
5:42PM
0.10

4:33AM
0.33

6:19PM
0.13
5:23AM
0.31

7:00PM
0.16
6:15AM
0.28


Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:16PM
0.05

9:28AM
-0.08

6:17PM
0.05
10:09AM
-0.10

7:29PM
0.05
10:48AM
-0.11

8:40PM
0.05
11:26AM
-0.12

9:48PM
0.04

12:02PM
-0.12
10:56PM
0.03

12:39PM
-0.12
12:05AM
0.02

1:16PM
-0.11

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
some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds
Rain (mm)
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High °C
29 26 29 29 26 29 29 26 30 29 26 28 28 26 28 27 26 30 30 26 30 30 26
Low °C
27 25 27 27 25 28 27 25 28 27 26 27 26 25 27 26 25 28 27 26 29 27 25
Chill °C (?)
29 26 29 29 26 29 29 26 30 29 26 28 28 26 28 27 26 30 30 26 30 30 26
Sunrise
- - 5:20 - - 5:20 - - 5:18 - - 5:18 - - 5:18 - - 5:18 - - 5:16 - -
Sunset
17:42 - - 17:42 - - 17:42 - - 17:42 - - 17:42 - - 17:42 - - 17:43 - - 17:43 -
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light. Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Sun 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 6 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.

 

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