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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 Thursday 11 Feb 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 27.8 °C (Statistics for 11 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.4 min: 27.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)910109999109999910101010999999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)539664741641501413455495469588547449599651578578495431370378362493666
Wind
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10 WSW10
10 SW10
5 SSW5
20 SW20
10 WSW10
10 NNE10
20 SW20
10 SW10
10 NE10
15 SSW15
10 SW10
15 NE15
10 SSW10
5 WSW5
10 NE10
10 SW10
10 W10
10 N10
10 SW10
15 WSW15
10 NE10
20 SW20
15 SW15
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:48AM
0.23
3:25PM
0.19

4:35AM
0.28
4:28PM
0.16

5:21AM
0.32
5:30PM
0.13

6:07AM
0.35

6:30PM
0.11
6:54AM
0.37

7:28PM
0.09
7:42AM
0.37

8:26PM
0.08
8:30AM
0.37



Low Tide
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9:09PM
-0.06
9:52AM
0.02

9:48PM
-0.06
11:07AM
-0.01

10:27PM
-0.06

12:13PM
-0.03
11:08PM
-0.06

1:13PM
-0.06
11:50PM
-0.05

2:12PM
-0.07
12:32AM
-0.05

3:08PM
-0.08
1:15AM
-0.03

4:04PM
-0.07


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)
1442--22-43-13--2-362542
High °C
2426272428272428272428272527272528282629282524
Low °C
2324252426262427262427262425262527272527272424
Chill °C (?)
2426272428272428272428272527272528282629282524
Sunrise
-5:52--5:52--5:52--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50---
Sunset
--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:40--5:40--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 24°C on Mon 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.

New for December 2015: Use the [+][-] and arrow controls in the forecast maps to zoom right into your local area. (Dans le site de fr bientôt.) En el sitio web es pronto. (No site do pt breve.)