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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 pm Friday 17 Sep 2021 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 28.4 °C (Statistics for 17 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.0 min: 26.9 °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 28.4 °C (Statistics for 17 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.0 min: 26.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Golfo de Nicoya

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Playa Hermosa (light winds from the E at Juan Santamaria Airport 64 km from Playa Hermosa).

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How big are the waves at Playa Hermosa today?

The current surf forecast for Playa Hermosa at 5AM is: 1.5m 14s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.4m 18s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm September 17). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (CST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Sep)4.5ft (1.3m)14s
Afternoon (18 Sep)4ft (1.2m)14s
Evening (18 Sep)3.5ft (1.1m)13s

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 (?)
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
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T honduras.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
S
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1.1
S
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
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5
SW
0
NNW
5
NE
10
ENE
5
SE
10
S
10
S
5
E
5
E
5
SW
10
E
5
ENE
5
SSE
10
S
10
S
5
S
10
SE
5
ESE
5
ENE
5
NNW
10
WNW
5
WSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
SE
5
ESE
5
E
5
N
5
WNW
10
SW
10
SSW
5
S
5
S
5
SSW
0
ENE
0
NNW
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
S
5
ESE
5
ENE
5
NE
5
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
SSW
10
E
5
ESE
5
SE
5
ENE
0
S
10
S
10
S
10
ENE
10
NE
5
ENE
10
E
5
E
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on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
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off
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on
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on
cross-
on
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on
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on
cross-
on
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cross-
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cross-
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glass
12:45PM
2.45
1:21AM
2.47
1:39PM
2.54
2:09AM
2.60
2:26PM
2.61
2:51AM
2.71
3:08PM
2.65
3:29AM
2.77
3:47PM
2.66
4:05AM
2.79
4:24PM
2.63
4:40AM
2.75
5:01PM
2.56
5:15AM
2.68
6:33AM
0.61
7:05PM
0.42
7:30AM
0.49
7:54PM
0.32
8:18AM
0.37
8:37PM
0.25
9:01AM
0.27
9:16PM
0.22
9:41AM
0.22
9:53PM
0.23
10:18AM
0.21
10:29PM
0.28
10:54AM
0.25
11:04PM
0.36

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

Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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