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Zancudo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Zancudo (light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 130 to 210 degs) at David/Enrique Malek International Airport 79 km from Zancudo). no significant swell
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Zancudo Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Friday 19 Jan 2018 CST

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

Today's Zancudo sea temperature is 28.2 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 30.0 min: 27.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.4
NW
0.4
WNW
0.4
NW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.3
WNW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.3
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period(s) (?)12121817161110101514101414141288161615151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)12112781112695953524254304646474035355395135167180173
Wind
(km/h)
5
WSW
10
SW
5
NNW
5
W
10
WSW
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
NNW
5
WNW
10
WSW
5
N
5
WSW
10
SW
5
N
5
SSW
10
WSW
5
N
0
WSW
10
WSW
5
NNW
0
SW
10
WSW
Wind State(?)glassonglassglassonglassglassonglasscross-
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cross-
on
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on
glassglasson
High Tide
/ height (m)

4:30PM
2.79

4:37AM
2.81
5:05PM
2.79

5:12AM
2.75
5:41PM
2.77

5:49AM
2.67

6:17PM
2.74
6:29AM
2.57

6:57PM
2.71
7:15AM
2.48

7:44PM
2.68
8:09AM
2.40

8:39PM
2.66
9:12AM
2.36

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:17AM
0.29

10:33PM
0.53
10:51AM
0.31

11:09PM
0.55
11:25AM
0.37

11:47PM
0.58
12:00PM
0.44

12:27AM
0.62

12:38PM
0.53
1:12AM
0.66

1:22PM
0.61
2:04AM
0.69

2:14PM
0.69

3:05AM
0.69
3:17PM
0.74

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 Zancudo blow from the NE.
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rain showers
thunderstorm
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
120-17--52-23--62-8--11-2
High °C
2726242727242726252827242928252927242928252928
Low °C
2525232525232525232525232625232625232626232626
Chill °C (?)
2726242727242726252827242928252927242928252928
Sunrise
5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52-
Sunset
-5:34--5:34--5:35--5:35--5:36--5:36--5:36--5:37
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 59mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon morning, min 23°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Tue morning, min 23°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Zancudo Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Zancudo provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Zancudo can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Zancudo 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 (Zancudo) 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 Zancudo 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 Golfo Dulce? If you are looking for accommodation near Zancudo, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Golfo Dulce, consider staying in Golfito which is 14 km (9 miles) away. Other places in and around Golfo Dulce where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Puerto Armuelles which is 39 km (24 miles) away, La Concepcion, Pedregal and David.