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

Overall: 3.5

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Shacks Surf Guide

Shacks in Atlantic is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north. A right hand reef. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Shacks Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Shacks:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Puerto Rico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Shacks sea temperature, Shacks photographs, Shacks detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shacks webcams, current wind from Puerto Rico live weather stations and Shacks tide predictions. The Puerto Rico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico 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 Shacks

Shacks Surf:

Friday, 29 May 2020, 02:34 Local time
ThuFriday 29
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
SSE 10
Wind State glass off off off

Tide Times:

For Aguadilla, Crashboat Beach, Puerto Rico, 9 km from Shacks.

IS AT (local time)

Shacks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aguada, 17 km from Shacks.


Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Shacks

Buoy Data:

At Rincon Buoy , Puerto Rico, 14 miles from Shacks.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

All wavebuoys around Shacks

Overall Shacks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Shacks: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Shacks Location Maps

Shacks Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Puerto Rico surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Shacks

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Shacks:

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Wave buoys nearest to Shacks:

Tide stations nearest to Shacks:

  • Closest tide station
    Aguadilla, Crashboat Beach
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mayaguez (sub)
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Shacks is Rafael Hernandez (Aguadilla) Airport (BQN) in Puerto Rico, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shacks is Eugenio Maria De Hostos (Mayaguez) Airport (MAZ), also in Puerto Rico, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Third is Mercedita (Ponce) Airport (PSE) in Puerto Rico, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci (San Juan) Airport (SIG) in Puerto Rico is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Luis Munoz Marin International (San Juan) Airport (SJU), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Shacks and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Shacks break location map and break info