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La Boya ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.8

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La Boya Surf Guide

La Boya on the South Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins.

La Boya Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Boya:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Boya occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing La Boya with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in October while 55% 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).

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Interactive La Boya 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 La Boya is Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Boya is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX), also in Dominican Republic, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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La Boya Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 11:51 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 20
SSE 20
SE 15
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Swell History at La Boya

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Wind History at La Boya

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