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Dunas de Taroa Surf Guide

Dunas de Taroa in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach and point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks,best to surf in a group.

Dunas de Taroa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunas de Taroa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunas de Taroa occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Dunas de Taroa 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 10% of the time in October while 84% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
84%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunas de Taroa Location Map

Interactive Dunas de Taroa 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 Dunas de Taroa is Reina Beatrix International (Oranjestad) Airport (AUA) in Aruba, which is 169 km (105 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunas de Taroa is Josefa Camejo (Paraguana) Airport (LSP) in Venezuela, 171 km (106 miles) away.

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Dunas de Taroa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 23:54 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.0
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Period (s) 7 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
E 25
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Dunas de Taroa

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

Wind History at Dunas de Taroa

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

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