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El Estero ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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El Estero Surf Forecast / Guanacaste / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 CST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
El Estero surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Estero sea temperature is 28.9 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.6 min: 26.4 °C)
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El Estero surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Estero sea temperature is 28.9 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.6 min: 26.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Guanacaste

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at El Estero (light winds from the SSE at Liberia/Tomas Guardia Airport 44 km from El Estero).

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44 km away, 48 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SSE
24.0
28.9
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at El Estero today?

The current surf forecast for El Estero at 9PM is: 1.1m 18s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.9m 13s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm April 20). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)--
Afternoon (20 Apr)3ft (0.9m)18s
Evening (20 Apr)3.5ft (1.1m)18s

Table - waves today at El Estero. (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
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wed
28
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
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0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.9
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
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15
W
5
SW
5
S
5
E
10
NE
5
E
10
NNE
10
NNW
5
N
10
ESE
25
E
20
E
20
ENE
15
ENE
30
ENE
20
ENE
5
SE
10
SSW
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
10
ENE
10
SW
5
SSW
15
ESE
15
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
W
15
WSW
10
SW
5
S
5
SE
5
NE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NNW
5
WSW
10
S
20
E
20
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
NE
10
WNW
15
SW
10
SSW
10
E
20
E
15
E
15
E
15
ENE
5
WNW
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SSE
10
ESE
oncross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
crosscrossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscross-
on
offoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
glassoffoffoffoffoffononcross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncrossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
8:26PM
1.93
9:15AM
1.81
9:32PM
1.90
10:22AM
1.89
10:42PM
1.94
11:24AM
2.04
11:47PM
2.04
12:19PM
2.24
12:44AM
2.17
1:10PM
2.46
1:37AM
2.32
1:58PM
2.65
2:27AM
2.44
2:46PM
2.79
2:11PM
0.84
2:56AM
0.71
3:18PM
0.85
3:59AM
0.69
4:31PM
0.78
5:02AM
0.62
5:38PM
0.63
5:59AM
0.49
6:37PM
0.43
6:51AM
0.35
7:29PM
0.22
7:41AM
0.20
8:19PM
0.03
8:30AM
0.09
9:07PM
-0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Diria which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Estero.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Estero blow from the E

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wed
28
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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