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Sosua Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Sosua Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Friday, 3 April 2020, 05:47 Local time
Friday 03
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
WSW 10
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Sosua Bay in Amber Coast is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There is a right breaking reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for urchins and rocks.

Dominican Republic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sosua, 1 km from Sosua Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Sosua Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Plata IN Airport, 5 km from Sosua Bay.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Sosua Bay

Overall Sosua Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Sosua Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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

Sosua Bay Location Maps

Sosua Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sosua Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sosua Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Sosua Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Puerto Plata
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Gaspar Hernandez
    18 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rio San Juan
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    51 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sosua Bay is Gregorio Luperon International (Puerto Plata) Airport (POP) in Dominican Republic, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sosua Bay is Cibao International (Santiago) Airport (STI), also in Dominican Republic, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Herrera International (Santo Domingo) Airport (HEX) in Dominican Republic, 154 km (96 miles) away.
  • Las Americas International (Santo Domingo) Airport (SDQ) in Dominican Republic is 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Cap Haitien Airport (CAP) in Haiti is the fifth nearest airport to Sosua Bay and is 176 km (109 miles) away.
Sosua Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sosua Bay, Amber Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Sosua Bay sea temperature, Sosua Bay photographs, Sosua Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sosua Bay webcams, current wind from Amber Coast live weather stations and Sosua Bay 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 Sosua Bay.