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Bird Lookout Surf Guide

Bird Lookout in Amber Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Bird Lookout Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bird Lookout:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bird Lookout occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bird Lookout (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bird Lookout with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in October while 77% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
77%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bird Lookout Location Map

Interactive Bird Lookout surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bird Lookout is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bird Lookout is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Bird Lookout Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 17:24 Local Time
Thursday 26Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
25
25
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Bird Lookout

Surf stats for Bird Lookout, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bird Lookout

Wind stats for Bird Lookout, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Bird Lookout. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bird Lookout: