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Roca Alta ratings
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 5 pm Thursday 25 Feb 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 27.8 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.5 min: 27.6 °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 27.8 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.5 min: 27.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Roca Alta (calm at Limon International Airport 5 km from Roca Alta). 2.3m 10 s period swell from ENE

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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 (Feb 25) at 9PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.3m and 10s period. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Roca Alta in the next 7 days are 3.0m 11s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Mar 01) at 3AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (CST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9PM (Thu 25th Feb)7.5ft (2.3m) 10s
Best Surf12AM (Fri 26th Feb)7.5ft (2.3m) 10s
Most Powerful 3AM (Mon 1st Mar)10ft (3.0m) 11s

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
Thu
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
45445445545555545544434
T honduras.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
2.3
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.1
ENE
2.1
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.4
ENE
2.5
ENE
3
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.5
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.4
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.1
ENE
2
ENE
2
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.8
ENE
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5
NNE
5
SW
0
NNE
5
NE
10
SW
10
ESE
10
E
5
NE
5
E
10
E
5
SSE
5
SW
5
ENE
5
SW
0
S
10
ENE
5
WSW
10
SSW
5
ESE
5
SSW
5
E
10
ENE
10
SSW
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on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
crossglassoffglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
offglassoffglasscross-
on
off
11:39PM
0.03
10:44AM
0.30
12:41AM
0.06
11:38AM
0.26
1:33AM
0.10
12:40PM
0.22
2:20AM
0.16
1:49PM
0.18
3:04AM
0.22
3:03PM
0.14
3:48AM
0.27
4:13PM
0.11
4:34AM
0.32
5:19PM
0.09
6:18PM 2:32AM
-0.05 0.02
6:52PM
-0.04
4:04AM
0.04
7:23PM
-0.04
6:03AM
0.05
7:53PM
-0.03
7:58AM
0.04
8:24PM
-0.03
9:33AM
0.01
8:57PM
-0.03
10:49AM
-0.03
9:34PM
-0.03
11:53AM
-0.07
10:14PM
-0.03

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

Thu
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
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2524272624262524252623252623252622242523262523
2624282725262625262724262624272725262725262624
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5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42--5:42-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 51mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri morning, min 23°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue morning, min 22°C on Tue 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.