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El Chinchorro (Red Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.0

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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 surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal 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
29.5°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).
El Chinchorro (Red Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 September 2020, 00:31 Local Time
SatSunday 20
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 14 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
N 10
N 10
Wind State 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.

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