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San Rafael ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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San Rafael Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 04:51 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
ENE 25
E 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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San Rafael on the South Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paraiso, 2 km from San Rafael.

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San Rafael Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punta Caucedo/Las Americas Airport, 186 km from San Rafael.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near San Rafael

Overall San Rafael Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to San Rafael is Maria Montez International (Barahona) Airport (BRX) in Dominican Republic, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Rafael is Port Au Prince International (Port-au-prince) Airport (PAP) in Haiti, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Third is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 187 km (116 miles) away.
  • Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic is the fifth nearest airport to San Rafael and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Rafael, Caribbean Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view San Rafael sea temperature, San Rafael photographs, San Rafael detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Rafael webcams, current wind from Caribbean Coast live weather stations and San Rafael 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 San Rafael.