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Botany Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Botany Bay Spot ID

cape solander, Botany Bay photo

Botany Bay

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 17:20 Local time
Thursday 19Fri
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 30
ESE 35
Wind State cross-

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Botany Bay in Saint Thomas is a point break that has pretty consitent surf. The best wind direction is from the southeast. The best swell direction is from the north northeast. A right hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Private beach - Localism - Sharks.

US Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Botany Bay (0 km).

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Botany Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Saint Thomas/Cyril E. King Airport, 6 km from Botany Bay.

moderate winds from the SE

Air temperature
31.1 °C

Current weather near Botany Bay

Buoy Data:

At South of St. John, VI, 19 miles from Botany Bay.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 6 7 6 6

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Overall Botany Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Botany Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    41 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    60 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico)
    64 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Caguas (Puerto Rico)
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Catano (Puerto Rico)
    71 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Botany Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT) in Virgin Isl., 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Botany Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS), also in Virgin Isl., 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR) in Puerto Rico, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Botany Bay and is 77 km (48 miles) away.
Botany Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Botany Bay, Saint Thomas. Use the tab navigation above to view Botany Bay sea temperature, Botany Bay photographs, Botany Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Botany Bay webcams, current wind from Saint Thomas live weather stations and Botany Bay tide predictions. The US Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing US Virgin Islands 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 US Virgin Islands 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 Botany Bay.