uk es it fr pt nl

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

Overall: 4.2

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Sosua Bay Spot ID

Golden Paradox, Sosua Bay photo

Sosua Bay

Photo credit: Mario Ruta

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Monday, 27 June 2016, 01:47 Local time
SunMonday 27
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
SE 10
SE 10
Wind State off off off off

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Sosua Bay in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There is a right breaking reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for urchins and rocks.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sosua, 1 km from Sosua Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Sosua Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Plata, 3 km from Sosua Bay.


Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Sosua Bay

Overall Sosua Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

This picture shows the variation of swells directed at Sosua Bay through a typical June... (show all text)

The figure illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different di... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Sosua Bay surf consistency graph.

Also see Sosua Bay surf quality by season and Sosua Bay surf quality by month.

Compare Sosua Bay with another surf break.

Sosua Bay Location Maps

Sosua Bay Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Sosua BayShoreline around Sosua BayRoads and rivers around Sosua Bay

Use this relief map to navigate to Amber Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sosua Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sosua Bay:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Sosua Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Sosua Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    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
    51 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sosua Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Puerto Plata
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Santiago de los Caballeros
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Villa Bisono
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.