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Paraiso ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Paraiso Surf Guide

Paraiso on the South Coast is an exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Paraiso Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Paraiso:

The best conditions reported for surf at Paraiso occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Paraiso 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 6% of the time in October while 85% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
85%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Paraiso Location Map

Interactive Paraiso 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 Paraiso is Maria Montez International (Barahona) Airport (BRX) in Dominican Republic, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Paraiso is Port Au Prince International (Port-au-prince) Airport (PAP) in Haiti, 134 km (83 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Paraiso Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 23:48 Local Time
WedThursday 13
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 30
ENE 25
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Paraiso

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

Wind History at Paraiso

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    24km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    27km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Paraiso: