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Boston Bay

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Friday, 19 April 2019, 01:20 Local time
ThuFriday 19
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
SE 25
Wind State on cross-

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Boston Bay in Jamaica is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from southeast winds. Still reasonable in light onshore winds The ideal swell direction from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Jamaica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Antonio, 5 km from Boston Bay.

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Boston Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norman Manley- Kingston Airport, 52 km from Boston Bay.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
26.5 °C

Current weather near Boston Bay

Overall Boston Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Boston Bay Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Boston Bay is Ken Jones (Port Antonio) Airport (POT) in Jamaica, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Boston Bay is Norman Manley International (Kingston) Airport (KIN), also in Jamaica, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Tinson Pen (Kingston) Airport (KTP) in Jamaica, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Boscobel (Ocho Rios) Airport (OCJ) in Jamaica is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Sangster International (Montego Bay) Airport (MBJ), also in Jamaica is the fifth nearest airport to Boston Bay and is 172 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Boston Bay, Jamaica. Use the tab navigation above to view Boston Bay sea temperature, Boston Bay photographs, Boston Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Boston Bay webcams, current wind from Jamaica live weather stations and Boston Bay tide predictions. The Jamaica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Jamaica 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 Jamaica 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 Boston Bay.