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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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  1. weather stationWind Update On-shore wind reports near La Puntilla (Puerto Plata) have become cross-off (light winds from the WSW at Costambar Puerto Plata wx 2 km from La Puntilla (Puerto Plata)). 1.5m 9 s period wind swell from E
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9.7 km/h
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Clean
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Encuentro Surf Forecast / Amber Coast / Dominican Republic

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 18 Jul 2018 AST

Encuentro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Encuentro sea temperature is 27.3 °C (Statistics for 18 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 28.1 max: 28.9 min: 27.6 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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Period(s) (?)98888888888888996677888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)28634724722927023524733931127331320417127924524517083107233314305392
Wind
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15
ESE
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E
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ESE
15
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E
10
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15
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Wind State(?)cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:23PM
0.62

1:34AM
0.63

2:26PM
0.63
2:26AM
0.57

3:28PM
0.64
3:19AM
0.52

4:26PM
0.65
4:12AM
0.49

5:20PM
0.66

5:03AM
0.47
6:09PM
0.67

5:53AM
0.45
6:54PM
0.68

6:40AM
0.45

Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:26PM
0.14

7:58AM
0.08

8:33PM
0.19
8:48AM
0.09

9:41PM
0.22
9:37AM
0.10

10:47PM
0.23
10:24AM
0.11

11:47PM
0.24
11:10AM
0.11

12:41AM
0.23
11:55AM
0.11

1:27AM
0.22
12:39PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Encuentro blow from the S.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2931272930273031272931272930272931273031272930
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2931272930273031272931272930272931273031272930
Sunrise
6:11--6:13--6:13--6:13--6:13--6:13--6:15--6:15-
Sunset
-7:22--7:22--7:22--7:22--7:22--7:22--7:21--7:21
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Wed afternoon, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Mon afternoon, min 25°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Encuentro Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Encuentro provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Encuentro can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Encuentro 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 (Encuentro) 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 Encuentro 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.

Encuentro is 18 km (11 miles) from Puerto Plata. If you plan a holiday in Amber Coast, look for hotels and other accommodation in Puerto Plata. Puerto Plata has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.