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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 am Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 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 28.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 27.9 max: 29.0 min: 26.5 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)108108888967714141467778991010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)20055925560585888558513418614716112183382542384453343424605
Wind
(km/h)
5 WSW5
10 SW10
5 NW5
5 W5
10 WSW10
5 NNW5
0 W0
10 WSW10
5 NW5
5 SW5
10 WSW10
5 WSW5
10 WSW10
10 SW10
5 W5
5 W5
15 W15
15 NW15
10 NW10
10 NW10
10 NW10
5 WNW5
15 W15
Wind State(?)ononglassglasscross-
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off
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High Tide
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6:46PM
2.48
7:01AM
2.53

7:34PM
2.33
7:50AM
2.37

8:33PM
2.21
8:51AM
2.27

9:41PM
2.16
10:01AM
2.23

10:50PM
2.21
11:09AM
2.29

11:50PM
2.34

12:06PM
2.41
12:37AM
2.51

12:54PM
2.56
Low Tide
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12:35PM
0.58
12:49AM
0.78

1:21PM
0.73
1:37AM
0.94

2:15PM
0.87
2:37AM
1.05

3:19PM
0.94

3:47AM
1.10
4:28PM
0.94

4:57AM
1.04
5:31PM
0.85

5:58AM
0.90

6:22PM
0.72
6:47AM
0.72

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)
-44--6-222-8452322894742112
High °C
3029262929263028262928262727262726252525242827
Low °C
2727252727252827252726252726252725242524242625
Chill °C (?)
3029262929263028262928262727262726252525242827
Sunrise
5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20-
Sunset
-5:25--5:24--5:23--5:23--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:22
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 72mm), heaviest during Fri night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 120mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Tue morning, min 24°C on Sun 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.