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Caret Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Caret Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 11:49 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 25
ESE 30
E 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Caret Bay in Saint Thomas is a reef break that has very reliable surf. Works best in offshore winds from the south. The best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the reef are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

US Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Botany Bay, 5 km from Caret Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Caret Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Air St Thomas wx, 2 km from Caret Bay.


Scattered Clouds
Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Caret Bay

Buoy Data:

At South of St. John, VI, 17 miles from Caret Bay.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 7 6 6 6

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Overall Caret Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Caret Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    44 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    63 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico)
    67 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Caguas (Puerto Rico)
    72 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Catano (Puerto Rico)
    75 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Caret Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT) in Virgin Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caret Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS), also in Virgin Isl., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR) in Puerto Rico, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Caret Bay and is 77 km (48 miles) away.
Caret Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Caret Bay, Saint Thomas. Use the tab navigation above to view Caret Bay sea temperature, Caret Bay photographs, Caret Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Caret Bay webcams, current wind from Saint Thomas live weather stations and Caret 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 Caret Bay.