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Encuentro ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Encuentro Spot ID

hurricane bill, Encuentro photo

Encuentro

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A little sprayin', Encuentro photo

Encuentro

Photo credit: Encuentro

Bobo Peralta, Encuentro photo

Encuentro

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Encuentro NORTE photo

Encuentro

Photo credit: Gabriel Saudades

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.3 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 07:16 Local time
Thursday 19
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Wave (m) 1.2
E
1.3
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1.5
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1.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SE 15
SE 20
ESE
Wind State cross-
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Encuentro in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Both right (best) and left reef breaks.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks and sharks.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Sosua (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Encuentro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At El Batey Sosua wx, 1 km from Encuentro.

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Encuentro

Overall Encuentro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Encuentro Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Encuentro is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Encuentro is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 174 km (108 miles) away.
  • Cap Haitien Airport (CAP) in Haiti is the fifth nearest airport to Encuentro and is 175 km (109 miles) away.
Encuentro break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Encuentro, Amber Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Encuentro sea temperature, Encuentro photographs, Encuentro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Encuentro webcams, current wind from Amber Coast live weather stations and Encuentro 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 Encuentro.