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El Carmen ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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El Carmen Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 CST
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El Carmen surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Carmen sea temperature is 29.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.1 max: 30.1 min: 27.8 °C)
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El Carmen surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Carmen sea temperature is 29.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.1 max: 30.1 min: 27.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Golfo de Nicoya

  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at El Carmen (light winds from the WSW at Juan Santamaria Airport 110 km from El Carmen).

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How big are the waves at El Carmen today?

The current surf forecast for El Carmen at 4PM is: 1.1m 16s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)4ft (1.2m)16s
Afternoon (11 May)3.5ft (1.1m)16s
Evening (11 May)4ft (1.2m)16s

Table - waves today at El Carmen. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
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
T honduras.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SW
1.5
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
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5
ENE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
10
ESE
20
SE
5
SE
5
N
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
SW
10
SW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
NW
10
NNE
5
ENE
10
SSE
10
SSW
5
SSE
0
E
0
SSW
5
N
5
NNE
5
NE
10
SE
10
SSE
5
SE
15
ESE
10
ENE
5
NE
5
NNE
5
NE
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
ESE
5
E
5
NNE
5
NE
5
NE
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
5
ENE
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
SSW
5
S
0
ESE
5
ENE
5
E
10
SSE
15
SSW
10
SSW
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffoffcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
offglassglassoffcross-
on
oncross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
offglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglasscross-
on
onon
2:44PM
2.48
3:12AM
2.31
3:19PM
2.51
3:49AM
2.32
3:55PM
2.50
4:25AM
2.30
4:30PM
2.45
5:02AM
2.25
5:06PM
2.38
5:39AM
2.18
5:43PM
2.30
6:19AM
2.11
6:23PM
2.21
7:03AM
2.06
8:34AM
0.49
9:03PM
0.29
9:10AM
0.47
9:39PM
0.27
9:46AM
0.47
10:15PM
0.28
10:22AM
0.51
10:51PM
0.32
10:58AM
0.57
11:28PM
0.39
11:36AM
0.65
12:06AM
0.47
12:16PM
0.73
12:47AM
0.55
1:02PM
0.79

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 El Carmen blow from the NE

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
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clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
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