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El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Caribbean Coast – Dominican Republic)

El Chinchorro (Red Beach) break guidePhoto by: Diogene Cruz

El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Surf Guide

El Chinchorro (Red Beach) in Caribbean Coast - Dominican Republic is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for Pollution and sharks.

El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Chinchorro (Red Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at El Chinchorro (Red Beach) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf El Chinchorro (Red Beach) (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Chinchorro (Red Beach) 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 8% of the time in October while 69% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Location Map

Interactive El Chinchorro (Red Beach) 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 El Chinchorro (Red Beach) is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Chinchorro (Red Beach) is Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ), also in Dominican Republic, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 1 July 2022, 16:08 Local Time
Friday 01Sat
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at El Chinchorro (Red Beach)

Surf stats for El Chinchorro (Red Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at El Chinchorro (Red Beach)

Wind stats for El Chinchorro (Red Beach), 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 El Chinchorro (Red Beach). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    40km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Chinchorro (Red Beach):