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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Roca Alta Surf Forecast / Limon / Costa Rica

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 CST
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Roca Alta surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Roca Alta sea temperature is 27.7 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.3 min: 27.5 °C)
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Roca Alta surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Roca Alta sea temperature is 27.7 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.3 min: 27.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Limon

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Roca Alta (light winds from the E at Limon International Airport 1 km from Roca Alta). 1.6m 9 s period swell from ENE

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Light
6 km/h
E
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Roca Alta this week:

The surf forecast for Roca Alta over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 3PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.5m and 9s period. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Roca Alta in the next 7 days are 2.1m 9s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 10) at 3AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (CST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 3PM (Thu 4th Mar)5ft (1.5m) 9s
Best Surf 6AM (Tue 9th Mar)6ft (1.9m) 9s
Most Powerful 3AM (Wed 10th Mar)7ft (2.1m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Roca Alta over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thu
11
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
32332112110111344423332
T honduras.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.1
NE
1.3
ENE
1.6
NE
2
ENE
2
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.7
NE
1.6
NE
1.6
ENE
1.4
ENE
9999888877777789999109109
38533929726121715311610576787677106178305604623544355524405462268
5
NNE
15
NE
5
WSW
0
NE
15
ENE
5
E
5
E
10
ENE
10
SW
5
NNW
10
NE
5
N
10
WNW
15
N
5
WSW
5
N
5
E
5
SW
5
NW
15
NNE
0
WSW
0
S
10
NE
glassoncross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
offglassonglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
crossonglassglasscross-
on
5:19PM
0.09
5:20AM
0.36
6:18PM
0.07
6:08AM
0.38
7:13PM
0.06
6:56AM
0.39
8:07PM
0.06
7:46AM
0.38
9:00PM
0.05
8:35AM
0.36
9:56PM
0.06
9:27AM
0.32
10:57PM
0.07
10:20AM
0.28
11:53AM
-0.07
10:14PM
-0.03
12:49PM
-0.10
10:57PM
-0.03
1:43PM
-0.11
11:41PM
-0.03
2:36PM
-0.11
12:27AM
-0.02
3:28PM
-0.10
1:15AM
-0.02
4:21PM
-0.09
2:06AM
-0.00
5:12PM
-0.07
3:05AM
0.02

Note: the tide data above is for Limon, Costa Rica which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Roca Alta.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Roca Alta blow from the SSW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thu
11
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
clearclearrain shwrsclearrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrsclearsome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearrain shwrsclearclear
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2626232625242625222525222526242626242626242626
2727242626252626242626252626252626252727252727
5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41-
-5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Thu morning, min 22°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 22°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Roca Alta Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Roca Alta provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Roca Alta can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Roca Alta surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Roca Alta) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Roca Alta may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Limon? If you are looking for accommodation near Roca Alta, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Limon, consider staying in Puerto Limon which is 1 km (1 miles) away. Other places in and around Limon where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Siquirres which is 52 km (32 miles) away, Turrialba, Guapiles and Changuinola.

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