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La Preciosa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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La Preciosa break guidePhoto by: s.delara

La Preciosa Surf Guide

La Preciosa in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that is often working. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks,reef and urchins.

La Preciosa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Preciosa:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Preciosa occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Preciosa 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 41% of the time in October while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Preciosa Location Map

Interactive La Preciosa 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 Preciosa is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Preciosa is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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La Preciosa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 05:00 Local Time
Thursday 28
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at La Preciosa

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

Wind History at La Preciosa

Wind stats for La Preciosa, 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 La Preciosa. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    35km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: consistent
    35km away

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