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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 5 am Thursday 21 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 29.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 27.9 max: 29.2 min: 27.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)71816779101212101010777881088898
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)62156195255229289226628569267276271445362156135206127100157153122116
Wind
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5 W5
10 WSW10
5 NW5
5 W5
10 W10
5 NW5
10 WNW10
10 W10
5 NNW5
5 WNW5
15 W15
10 WNW10
5 SSE5
5 ESE5
10 NNW10
5 NW5
10 W10
5 NNW5
10 WNW10
10 W10
5 WNW5
5 W5
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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3:27PM
3.04

3:46AM
3.14
4:07PM
3.00

4:24AM
3.09
4:46PM
2.92

5:01AM
2.99
5:24PM
2.80

5:39AM
2.85

6:04PM
2.65
6:18AM
2.69

6:46PM
2.48
7:01AM
2.53

7:34PM
2.33
7:50AM
2.37

Low Tide
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9:19AM
0.14

9:34PM
0.14
9:59AM
0.13

10:13PM
0.20
10:38AM
0.18

10:51PM
0.30
11:15AM
0.28

11:29PM
0.44
11:55AM
0.42

12:07AM
0.61

12:35PM
0.58
12:49AM
0.78

1:21PM
0.73
1:37AM
0.94


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)
282710226175163710030182--162718
High °C
2927252827252827252727252525242627242928262627
Low °C
2726252826252726232425252525232425242726252627
Chill °C (?)
2927252827252827252727252525242627242928262627
Sunrise
5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20--5:20-
Sunset
-5:28--5:28--5:27--5:27--5:25--5:25--5:24--5:23
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 93mm), heaviest during Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 214mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Wed 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.