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Tortuguero ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 1.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Tortuguero (light winds from the SE at San Jose 101 km from Tortuguero). 1.2m 8 s period swell from ENE
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Tortuguero Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 24 Aug 2016 CST

Tortuguero surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Tortuguero sea temperature is 28.9 °C (Statistics for 24 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.5 max: 29.8 min: 27.9 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)888776666688878877899910
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)1531351136141282315149645532313432303054255300460541
Wind
(km/h)
5 WSW5
5 NNW5
10 NNE10
5 W5
5 NNW5
15 NE15
5 WSW5
5 NNW5
15 NE15
5 SW5
5 NW5
10 NE10
5 SSE5
5 NE5
15 ENE15
5 SSE5
5 ESE5
15 NE15
5 WSW5
5 NW5
15 NNE15
10 W10
10 W10
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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5:46AM
0.26
5:51PM
0.46

6:51AM
0.24

6:39PM
0.46
7:55AM
0.23

7:29PM
0.45
9:02AM
0.23

8:28PM
0.43
10:22AM
0.23

9:23PM
0.41
11:36AM
0.25

10:30PM
0.39

12:24PM
0.27
11:35PM
0.37

Low Tide
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12:10AM
0.09
10:52AM
0.13

1:08AM
0.08
11:34AM
0.15

2:09AM
0.08

12:17PM
0.16

3:10AM
0.09
1:14PM
0.18

4:12AM
0.10
2:13PM
0.19

5:10AM
0.10
3:42PM
0.20

6:01AM
0.11
5:06PM
0.20


Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Tortuguero blow from the SW.
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Summary
risk thund- derclearclearsome cloudsclearrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclearrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- der
Rain (mm)
5----1123624--1-211-651
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2729292729292730292830292729292730292830292827
Sunrise
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Sunset
--5:45--5:44--5:44--5:43--5:42--5:42--5:40--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 26°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Tortuguero Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Tortuguero provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Tortuguero can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Tortuguero 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 (Tortuguero) 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 Tortuguero 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 Tortuguero, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Limon, consider staying in Puerto Limon which is 13 km (8 miles) away. Other places in and around Limon where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Siquirres which is 40 km (25 miles) away, Turrialba, Guapiles and Paraiso.