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Caracoles ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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Caracoles break guidePhoto by: Cavain

Caracoles Surf Guide

Caracoles in North East Coast - Dominican-Republic is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Caracoles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caracoles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caracoles occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Caracoles 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 19% of the time in October while 78% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
78%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caracoles Location Map

Interactive Caracoles 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 Caracoles is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Dominican Republic, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Caracoles is La Romana International Airport (LRM), also in Dominican Republic, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Caracoles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 17:39 Local Time
Tuesday 02Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Caracoles

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

Wind History at Caracoles

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

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