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El Coson ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.8

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El Coson break guidePhoto by: Surfing DR

El Coson Surf Guide

Elcoson on the North Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks are all rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

El Coson Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Coson:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Coson 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 El Coson (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Coson 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 27% of the time in October while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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 Coson Location Map

Interactive El Coson 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 Coson is Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic, 101 km (63 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Coson is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX), also in Dominican Republic, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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El Coson Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:50 Local Time
Wednesday 21
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 6 10 4 5
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 25
E 25
E 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

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Swell History at El Coson

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Wind History at El Coson

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El Coson Reviews:

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Based on 4 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.8
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.2
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s54.5
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Patrick Shaw from Dominican Republic
“I surf here year round. There are no crowds and the quality of wave depends on what break you surf in Coson. The beach break is very good and also has a reef that is world class when it is pumping. I believe whoever rated Coson has not surfed here much.”

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