One of the main tools used by kiteboarders for WIND PREDICTIONS is WindGuru . Just add in the name of the spot you want to look at. For Cabarete you will find a table like the one below.
This table gives you predictions of various weather aspects including , wind direction, height of waves, temperature, cloud cover and mm of rain.
The breaze is expressed in knots although you can change the settings if you prefer to see it in meters/second, beaufort or any other wind measurement. The value above gives the average of speed, the one below gives an indication of the gusts.
The wind direction is indicated by the arrows, with the arrow pointing downwards showing there is onshore , and the arrow pointing upwards showing there is offshore wind. Avoid kiting in offshore conditions as this can be very dangerous when a problem occurs.
Where the wind is coming from is also indicate like that you know if practicing the kiteboarding is possible, in the case of is “off-shore” riding is strongly is not recommended. The cloud cover gives an indication as to whether or not the famous thermal effect will happen in the afternoon.