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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 Surf Guide

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.

Playa Goleta Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Goleta:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Goleta occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa Goleta 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 15% of the time in October while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa Goleta Location Map

Interactive Playa Goleta 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 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.

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Playa Goleta Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:38 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.0
N
1.0
N
1.1
N
1.2
N
Period (s) 8 8 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
NE 20
ENE 15
E
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa Goleta

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

Wind History at Playa Goleta

Wind stats for Playa Goleta, 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 Playa Goleta. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa Goleta: