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El Canal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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El Canal Surf Forecast / Amber Coast / Dominican Republic

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 AST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
El Canal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Canal sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 27.0 max: 27.6 min: 26.1 °C)
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El Canal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Canal sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 27.0 max: 27.6 min: 26.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Amber Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 5 km from El Canal has become light (calm at Puerto Plata IN Airport). Waves should be turning clean at El Canal.

    El Canal
  2. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 15 km from La Puntilla (Puerto Plata) has become light (calm at Puerto Plata IN Airport). Waves should be turning clean at La Puntilla (Puerto Plata).

    La Puntilla (Puerto Plata)
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Calm
0 km/h
N
Clean
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How big are the waves at El Canal today?

The current surf forecast for El Canal at 6AM is: 1.4m 7s primary swell from a East direction and 0.2m 7s secondary swell from a North direction, 0.2m 12s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)5ft (1.5m)7s
Afternoon (11 May)5ft (1.6m)7s
Evening (11 May)5.5ft (1.7m)7s

Table - waves today at El Canal. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.5
E
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
1.1
E
0.8
N
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.9
N
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15
SE
15
SE
15
SE
10
SE
20
E
30
E
30
E
25
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
20
ESE
20
E
30
ENE
30
E
25
ESE
20
ESE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SE
20
E
30
ENE
25
E
25
ESE
15
ESE
10
SE
10
SE
15
SE
25
ENE
30
ENE
30
E
20
ESE
15
SE
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
SE
20
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
15
E
15
ESE
10
SE
10
SSE
5
SE
20
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
15
E
10
SE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SE
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
E
15
E
15
ESE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:22PM
0.69
8:22AM
0.48
9:01PM
0.71
9:00AM
0.47
9:40PM
0.72
9:38AM
0.45
10:20PM
0.71
10:17AM
0.44
11:00PM
0.70
10:57AM
0.42
11:42PM
0.69
11:40AM
0.41
12:25AM
0.67
12:29PM
0.41
1:11AM
0.66
2:52AM
0.18
2:14PM
0.11
3:35AM
0.18
2:49PM
0.11
4:18AM
0.18
3:24PM
0.11
5:02AM
0.19
4:01PM
0.12
5:46AM
0.20
4:40PM
0.14
6:31AM
0.21
5:22PM
0.15
7:16AM
0.22
6:09PM
0.17

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Canal blow from the S

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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