Sosua Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Sosua Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Amber Coast, Dominican Republic)

Golden Paradox, Sosua Bay photo

Photo credit: Mario Ruta

Sosua Bay Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 23:08 Local time

Tue Wednesday 01
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
ESE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross-
off off

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Sosua Bay in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sosua, 1 km from Sosua Bay.

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Sosua Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Plata, 3 km from Sosua Bay.


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Air temperature
21.6 °C

Current weather near Sosua Bay

Overall Sosua Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Sosua Bay Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sosua Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break La Bahia 0 mi
Second closest break La Boca 0 mi
Third closest break El Canal 1 mi
Fourth closest break Encuentro 1 mi
Fifth closest break Yucca Bay 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Sosua Bay:

Closest wave buoy East of Bahamas Buoy 284 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Atlantic Buoy 367 mi
Third closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 513 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NE Bahamas Buoy 534 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Atlantic South Buoy 715 mi

Tide stations nearest to Sosua Bay:

Closest tide station Sosua 1 mi
Second closest tide station Puerto Plata 12 mi
Third closest tide station Gaspar Hernandez 18 mi
Fourth closest tide station Rio San Juan 29 mi
Fifth closest tide station Nagua 51 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Sosua Bay:

Closest ski area Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States) 1303 mi
Second closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1305 mi
Third closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1313 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1314 mi
Fifth closest ski area Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States) 1319 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Sosua Bay:

Closest city location Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) 12 mi
Second closest city location Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) 21 mi
Third closest city location Moca (Dominican Republic) 25 mi
Fourth closest city location Villa Bisono (Dominican Republic) 26 mi
Fifth closest city location Esperanza (Dominican Republic) 34 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Sosua Bay is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sosua Bay 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 Sosua Bay and is 176 km (109 miles) away.
Sosua Bay break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sosua Bay, Amber Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Sosua Bay sea temperature, Sosua Bay photographs, Sosua Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sosua Bay webcams, current wind from Amber Coast live weather stations and Sosua Bay 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 Sosua Bay.


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