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Pata de Ñame Surf Guide

Pata de Ñame in North East Coast - Dominican-Republic is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks, rips.

Pata de Ñame Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pata de Ñame:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pata de Ñame occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pata de Ñame with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in September while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pata de Ñame Location Map

Interactive Pata de Ñame 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 Pata de Ñame is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Dominican Republic, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pata de Ñame is La Romana International Airport (LRM), also in Dominican Republic, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Pata de Ñame Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 4 December 2021, 19:10 Local Time
Saturday 04Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.8
ENE
1.4
ENE
0.8
ENE
1.6
ENE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Pata de Ñame

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

Wind History at Pata de Ñame

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

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