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

Overall: 3.8

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La Bahia Spot ID

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La Bahia

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 18:52 Local time
Thursday 17Fri
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 10
E 10
Wind State cross cross-

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La Bahia in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. A reef breaks left. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sosua, 1 km from La Bahia.

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La Bahia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At El Batey Sosua wx, 2 km from La Bahia.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
25.9 °C

Current weather near La Bahia

Overall La Bahia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to La Bahia is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Bahia is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 154 km (96 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Cap Haitien Airport (CAP) in Haiti is the fifth nearest airport to La Bahia and is 175 km (109 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Bahia, Amber Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view La Bahia sea temperature, La Bahia photographs, La Bahia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Bahia webcams, current wind from Amber Coast live weather stations and La Bahia 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 La Bahia.