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Backwash ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.8

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Backwash Surf Forecast / Golfo Dulce / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Saturday 15 May 2021 CST
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Backwash surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Backwash sea temperature is 29.5 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.0 max: 30.2 min: 27.5 °C)
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Backwash surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Backwash sea temperature is 29.5 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.0 max: 30.2 min: 27.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Golfo Dulce

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Backwash (light winds from the SSW at David/Enrique Malek International Airport 93 km from Backwash).

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How big are the waves at Backwash today?

The current surf forecast for Backwash at 3PM is: 1.4m 18s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.8m 9s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 15). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 May)4.5ft (1.3m)17s
Afternoon (15 May)4.5ft (1.4m)18s
Evening (15 May)4.5ft (1.4m)17s

Table - waves today at Backwash. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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1.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.8
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
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5
SSE
10
SSW
15
SW
5
W
5
NW
5
NNW
5
N
5
NE
0
E
10
S
15
SSW
5
WSW
5
WNW
5
NNW
5
N
5
N
5
NW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
WNW
10
W
15
W
10
W
5
WSW
0
WNW
5
N
5
NNE
5
NW
10
SW
10
SW
5
W
5
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
5
NNW
0
NNW
5
SSW
10
SW
10
W
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
WNW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NNW
5
WNW
10
SSW
10
WSW
5
W
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on
crossglassoffoffcross-
off
crossglasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
glassoffglassglassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglassglassglasscrosscrosscross-
off
offglassoffglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
5:01PM
2.73
5:35AM
2.55
5:38PM
2.62
6:15AM
2.46
6:18PM
2.51
6:59AM
2.39
7:05PM
2.41
7:50AM
2.36
8:00PM
2.33
8:49AM
2.39
9:06PM
2.30
9:51AM
2.48
10:16PM
2.35
10:52AM
2.64
10:55AM
0.67
11:21PM
0.46
11:33AM
0.76
11:59PM
0.55
12:13PM
0.86
12:41AM
0.65
1:00PM
0.94
1:28AM
0.73
1:56PM
0.98
2:22AM
0.77
3:01PM
0.95
3:24AM
0.77
4:10PM
0.84
4:27AM
0.71
5:15PM
0.65

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 Backwash blow from the NW

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
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thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
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thunderstorm
clear
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