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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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Zancudo Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Saturday 21 Jul 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 28.4 °C (Statistics for 21 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 28.2 max: 29.7 min: 27.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SW
1.3
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1.3
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1.3
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1.1
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1.1
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1.1
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1.1
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1
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1.1
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1.1
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1.6
SW
0.9
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1.2
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
Period(s) (?)10101010101918181716161515151414141466669
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)38844643350040782810001044890828589581539498400384326322220701105799
Wind
(km/h)
5
NW
5
WSW
5
SW
5
NW
5
SSW
5
SSW
0
NNW
5
SSE
10
SW
0
NNE
5
SSE
10
SW
0
NNW
5
SSE
10
SW
5
N
5
WNW
10
WSW
5
NW
5
ENE
10
W
5
NW
0
NNE
Wind State(?)glassglassglassglassglassonglassglassonglassglassonglassglassonglassglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

10:28AM
2.58

11:08PM
2.32
11:27AM
2.54

12:08AM
2.34

12:21PM
2.56
1:01AM
2.40

1:10PM
2.61
1:47AM
2.49

1:54PM
2.68
2:28AM
2.59

2:35PM
2.75

3:07AM
2.67
3:14PM
2.79

3:45AM
2.74
Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:07AM
0.79
4:56PM
0.71

5:09AM
0.86
5:55PM
0.69

6:07AM
0.86

6:47PM
0.64
6:59AM
0.82

7:33PM
0.56
7:45AM
0.75

8:15PM
0.47
8:28AM
0.67

8:54PM
0.40
9:08AM
0.60

9:31PM
0.34

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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Summary
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Rain (mm)
41125319--1023112210-11594744
High °C
2628272528272528272528282529282529282628272524
Low °C
2426262427262427252427262428262427262426262424
Chill °C (?)
2628272528272528272528282529282529282628272524
Sunrise
-5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22---
Sunset
--5:54--5:54--5:53--5:53--5:53--5:53--5:53--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 59mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 69mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 24°C on Wed 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.