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

Overall: 3.5

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Barranca Spot ID

Enmananuel Roque Surf, Barranca photo


Photo credit: Bob Roks

Enmanuel Roque Surf, Barranca photo


Photo credit: Bob Roks

Enmanuel Roque Surf, Barranca photo


Photo credit: Bob Roks

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Monday, 19 August 2019, 23:41 Local time
MonTuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Barranca on the South Coast is an exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks and urchins.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paraiso, 1 km from Barranca.

IS AT (local time)

Barranca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port-Au-prince Airport, 135 km from Barranca.

light winds from the E.(Wind varies from 050 to 110 degs)

Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Barranca

Overall Barranca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Barranca is Maria Montez International (Barahona) Airport (BRX) in Dominican Republic, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barranca is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX), also in Dominican Republic, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Au Prince International (Port-au-prince) Airport (PAP) in Haiti, 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic is the fifth nearest airport to Barranca and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barranca, Caribbean Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Barranca sea temperature, Barranca photographs, Barranca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barranca webcams, current wind from Caribbean Coast live weather stations and Barranca tide predictions. The Dominican Republic swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Dominican Republic and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Dominican Republic wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Barranca.