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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 Still cross-shore at Roca Alta (light winds from the NW at Limon International Airport 1 km from Roca Alta). 0.9m 8 s period swell from ENE
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Light
11 km/h
NW
Cross-Shore
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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Sunday 20 Aug 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 28.7 °C (Statistics for 20 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.5 max: 29.4 min: 27.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)888881098888888888888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)84117126887425116811382629193749593769598114140140175184
Wind
(km/h)
5 NW5
15 NNE15
10 WSW10
5 NW5
15 NE15
5 SSW5
0 NW0
15 NE15
5 WSW5
10 WNW10
15 NNE15
5 SW5
5 ENE5
20 ESE20
5 SSE5
5 NW5
15 NE15
5 W5
10 NW10
15 NNE15
10 W10
5 WNW5
15 NNE15
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:00AM
0.10

10:45PM
0.37

12:12PM
0.12
11:45PM
0.33

1:21PM
0.15
12:48AM
0.29

2:23PM
0.18
1:53AM
0.25

3:16PM
0.22
2:58AM
0.22

4:02PM
0.25

4:00AM
0.19
4:44PM
0.28



Low Tide
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3:29PM
0.02

6:23AM
-0.04
4:44PM
0.05

7:14AM
-0.03

6:11PM
0.06
8:02AM
-0.02

7:44PM
0.07
8:46AM
-0.01

9:10PM
0.06
9:26AM
-0.00

10:24PM
0.04
10:02AM
0.01




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)
165----62-88----4--103-1
High °C
2829272928272929272928272928272828272928272829
Low °C
2728262828262828262827262827262727262827262829
Chill °C (?)
2829272928272929272928272928272828272928272829
Sunrise
5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22-
Sunset
-5:46--5:46--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:44--5:43
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sun afternoon, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Wed 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.