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RE: North Coast in November??« on: August 23 2005 04:08:00 »
Markysharky, I havent surf DR before but a few mates have. They said there are some excellent breaks specially at that time of year but it is worth gooing lookingf away from the named spots around caberete/encentureo.
RE: North Coast in November??« Reply #1 on: August 29 2005 20:08:00 »
Surf Spot Characteristics El Canal
wave quality Regional classic, don't miss it
experience All surfers
power Hollow, fast, powerful,
normal length Normal (50 to 150m)
good day Long (150 to 300 m)
bottom Reef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
RE: North Coast in November??« Reply #2 on: August 29 2005 20:08:00 »
Tide & Swell
tide position All tides
tide movement Rising and Falling Tides
swell size Starts working at less than 1m - 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft+
swell direction North, NorthEast,
wind SouthWest, South,
7 kilometers west of Sosua.
Will need to park on main road and walk ~ 500meters. or if staying at The bresses resot or at the sea horse ranch(private community) the walk is ~50 meters.
distance A little drive
walk A good walk (15-30mn)
easy to find? OK
public access? Private access
week crowd Empty
week-end crowd Empty
hazards Urchin, rips, rocks
RE: North Coast in November??« Reply #3 on: September 01 2005 15:09:00 »
Sosu is maybe 20 minutes from cabarete where Ali's surf camp is located. Oubee the surf guide leaves from the camp each morning at 7 am and heads to Equentro - a great surf spot just outside cabarete. Its good for all levels of surfers and Oubee is also an instructor who can give you the sus on the place. There are no real breaks around Sosu suitable for beginners as they only work on a big swell - not for beginners. Oube can be contacted at Ali' surf camp in Cabarete. Enjoy your holiday and check out Bamboo bar for a few scoops.