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Gun Point 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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Gun Point Surf Guide

Gun Point in Amber Coast is an exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A reef breaks right When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Gun Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gun Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gun Point occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Gun Point (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gun Point 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 15% of the time in October while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gun Point Location Map

Interactive Gun Point 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 Gun Point is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gun Point is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Gun Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 00:35 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.2
ESE
0.9
E
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
Period (s) 6 6 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
SE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Gun Point

Surf stats for Gun Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Gun Point

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

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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away

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