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Playa Hermosa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 4.0

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Playa Hermosa Surf Forecast / Golfo de Nicoya / Costa Rica

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 10 Aug 2020 CST
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Playa Hermosa surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Playa Hermosa sea temperature is 29.1 °C (Statistics for 10 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.5 min: 27.0 °C)
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Playa Hermosa surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Playa Hermosa sea temperature is 29.1 °C (Statistics for 10 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.5 min: 27.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Golfo de Nicoya

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Playa Hermosa (moderate winds from the S at SHIP5681 38 km from Playa Hermosa). 1.1m 7 s period swell from SSW

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38 km away, 2 h 38 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
S
28.7
29.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Playa Hermosa today?

The current surf forecast for Playa Hermosa at 5PM is: 0.9m 14s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 1.2m 7s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00am August 10). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (10 Aug)3ft (0.9m)15s
Afternoon (10 Aug)3ft (0.9m)15s
Evening (10 Aug)2.5ft (0.8m)14s

Table - waves today at Playa Hermosa. (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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM
22332323221122111001221
T honduras.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
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
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
S
0.8
WSW
0.8
S
1.5
SW
1
SSW
1.6
SW
1.2
SSW
1
SW
1515151414141414141414141414676666666
358358344330264261233233233178178175168104645554491678819011380
10
SE
15
SSE
10
SW
5
SW
5
WNW
5
NNW
10
NW
10
N
5
WNW
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
N
5
ENE
10
ENE
15
ESE
15
SSE
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
E
10
E
crosscross-
on
ononcrossglasscrosscross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscross-
off
cross-
off
7:05AM
2.44
7:22PM
2.19
7:46AM
2.34
8:08PM
2.07
8:31AM
2.26
9:01PM
1.97
1:20PM
0.64
1:26AM
0.66
2:05PM
0.73
2:09AM
0.78
2:57PM
0.80
2:59AM
0.88

Note: the tide data above is for Gully's which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Playa Hermosa.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Playa Hermosa blow from the NE

Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM
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thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
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