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Playa Goleta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Playa Goleta Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Friday, 3 April 2020, 06:29 Local time
Friday 03
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SW 10
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Playa Goleta in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Both right (best) and left reef breaks.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cabarete, 2 km from Playa Goleta.

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Playa Goleta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Plata, 15 km from Playa Goleta.


Air temperature
21.8 °C

Current weather near Playa Goleta

Overall Playa Goleta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Playa Goleta: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa Goleta: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Playa Goleta Location Maps

Playa Goleta Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Playa Goleta:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Gaspar Hernandez
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Puerto Plata
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rio San Juan
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    45 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Goleta is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Goleta is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Maria Montez International (Barahona) Airport (BRX), also in Dominican Republic is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Goleta and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
Playa Goleta break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Goleta, Amber Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Goleta sea temperature, Playa Goleta photographs, Playa Goleta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Goleta webcams, current wind from Amber Coast live weather stations and Playa Goleta tide predictions. The Dominican Republic swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Dominican Republic and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Dominican Republic wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Playa Goleta.