Handy Links

 

Here are some of our favorite links: (Note Los Suenos is just south of the 10 degree North Parallel Latitude line).

Los Suenos Area Active Weather from Wundergroundhttp://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/?lat=9.97000&lon=-84.83000&zoom=9&type=hyb&units=english&pin=Puntarenas,%20Costa%20Rica&plat=9.97000&plon=-84.83000&rad=1&rad.num=6&rad.spd=100&rad.opa=70&rad.stm=1&rad.type=N0R&rad.smo=1&rad.mrg=0&wxsn=1&wxsn.mode=tw&svr=1&svr.opa=70&cams=0&sat=1&sat.num=8&sat.spd=25&sat.opa=68&sat.gtt1=109&sat.gtt2=108&sat.type=IR4&riv=0&mm=0&hur=0&fire=0&tor=0&ndfd=0&pix=0
Central Pacific Tide Chartshttp://www.imn.ac.cr/IMN/MainAdmin.aspx?__EVENTTARGET=PredicionesMareales&REGION=PUNTARENAS&ANHO=2009
24 Hour Surface Pressure Forecasthttp://www.nhc.noaa.gov/tafb_latest/pacsfc24_latestBW.gif
24 Hour Wind/Wave Height Forecasthttp://www.nhc.noaa.gov/tafb_latest/pac24_latestBW.gif
15 Day Local 
AccuWeather Forecasthttp://www.accuweather.com/world-forecast.asp?partner=accuweather&traveler=0&locCode=CAC%7CCR%7CCS006%7CHERRADURA&metric=0
QuikScat Satellite Wave Height Observationshttp://manati.orbit.nesdis.noaa.gov/dataimages21/cur/zooms/WMBas20.png
Realtime GOES Satellite Weather Observationshttp://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/DATA/RT/epac-ir4-loop.html

What’s the Weather Like in Costa Rica?  Check out these graphs from a weather station on the Nicoya Peninsula (about 40 miles from Los Suenos).  Our temperatures are a bit lower than these, because we’re closer to the ocean... Los Suenos highs average about 86 during the dry season (Dec-Apr).


Note: 2010 was an El Nino year, warmer sea & air temps, more rain. Compare 2010 to other years. Rainfall Summary:  This 2 year summary shows the rainfall months, and the difference between a regular season and El Nino season.  2010 rainfall was 340% higher than 2009.

Terrafin Sea Surface Temperature Chartshttp://www.terrafin.com/sstview/index.phphttp://www.terrafin.com/sstview/index.phphttp://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/DATA/RT/epac-ir4-loop.htmlshapeimage_15_link_0shapeimage_15_link_1

2009

2010