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Topic: Waves July-August

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By:

Paulien

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Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

 

Waves July-August

« on: May 25 2008 00:05:00 »

We want to visit the dominican republic for a surftrip in July-August. We are beginner-intermediate surfers, used to surfing on 4-6 foot waves. I am aware that the surf is the smallest this time of year in the DR.

Are there any spots that actually get around 4 ft in July-August or can we totally forget about it?



By:

jASON

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #1 on: May 26 2008 13:05:00 »

Define 4 foot!
from the back or front?

4 foot as in Hawaiian meaning 1,5 overhead.
4 foot anywere else as in head high
or 4 foot as in shoulder high.

Not trying to give you a hard time.
July August sees a regular amount of shoulder high days in the DR, but 1,5 overhead days are not happening 99% of the time.

By:

HookedCabarete - Ybo

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #2 on: May 27 2008 07:05:00 »

My experience is that the whole year around beginners and intermediate surfers have a great time at Encuentro. We receive lot's of beginners in our accommodation and for them  it's definitely big enough. In the summer is actually a good time to learn or to improve for intermediates.
For sure you will have a good time surfing...

By:

Matthew C. Holmes

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #3 on: June 20 2008 07:06:00 »

Once again I recomend a private tour...You don't have to drive, they know the spots and where it will be breaking to suit you needs...I got photos and movies and a local feel instead of the "all inclusive" isolation. Where we went the breaks were empty...no attitude but pure STOKE!



By:

Matthew C. Holmes

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #4 on: June 20 2008 07:06:00 »

I just got back from the South coast....NOBODY out...glassy and chest high...we LOVED it! like a trip back in time.

By:

Pedro

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #5 on: June 20 2008 07:06:00 »

Matthew,nicely promoting your tours i see.

There's hardly any descent waves on the south  except when a huricane passes by

By:

Matthew C. Holmes

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #6 on: June 20 2008 07:06:00 »

You don't use WAM wave modles of have never been I'm guessing.....

By:

Pedro

RE: Waves July-August

« Reply #7 on: June 20 2008 09:06:00 »

No I don't, thats right, I just visit the area on a regular basis, and have yet to see any sizeable waves there.



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