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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

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Tortuguero Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Monday 03 Aug 2015 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 27.2 °C (Statistics for 03 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.1 min: 27.6 °C)

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Period(s) (?)999999109101010999888888777
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Wave
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Energy(?)48048649748047553571861783198371858449036226721718412610188686161
Wind
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0 N0
10 NE10
5 SSW5
10 WSW10
15 NNE15
10 SW10
10 NW10
15 NNE15
10 W10
10 NW10
15 NNE15
15 W15
10 WNW10
15 N15
15 W15
10 WNW10
15 NNE15
10 W10
10 WNW10
15 NNE15
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5 NW5
10 N10
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High Tide
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3:09PM
0.36
2:43AM
0.36

3:50PM
0.40

3:46AM
0.33
4:38PM
0.43

4:46AM
0.30
5:21PM
0.45

5:49AM
0.27

6:05PM
0.46
6:48AM
0.24

6:55PM
0.46
7:57AM
0.22

7:42PM
0.45
9:15AM
0.21

Low Tide
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8:59PM
0.16
9:12AM
0.07

10:08PM
0.14
9:54AM
0.08

11:12PM
0.12
10:28AM
0.10

12:20AM
0.10
11:08AM
0.12

1:20AM
0.10
11:44AM
0.14

2:24AM
0.09

12:23PM
0.16

3:26AM
0.09

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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Rain (mm)
2175-93717442341162238297-1
High °C
2828272928272928282928272928272929272928272729
Low °C
2727252728262828262828262828262828262828262729
Chill °C (?)
2828272928272928282928272928272929272928272729
Sunrise
5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22-
Sunset
-17:54--17:53--17:53--17:53--17:52--17:52--17:52--17:52
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 94mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 52mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Fri morning, min 26°C on Thu 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.