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Jacmel ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.4

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Jacmel Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Sunday, 21 January 2018, 00:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
E 5
NE 5
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Jacmel in Haiti - South Coastis a point break that has very reliable surf. Offshore winds blow from the north. The ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the point are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks.

Haiti wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Jacmel, Haiti, 3 km from Jacmel.

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At ASCAT287E18N, 34 km from Jacmel.

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Overall Jacmel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Jacmel is Port Au Prince International (Port-au-prince) Airport (PAP) in Haiti, which is 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Jacmel is Maria Montez International (Barahona) Airport (BRX) in Dominican Republic, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Cap Haitien Airport (CAP) in Haiti, 172 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Jacmel, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Jacmel sea temperature, Jacmel photographs, Jacmel detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jacmel webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Jacmel tide predictions. The Haiti swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Haiti 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 Haiti 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 Jacmel.