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Cattlewash Spot ID

Barbados's East Coast, Cattlewash photo


Photo credit: Vance Taylor

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 02:27 Local time
TueWednesday 26
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE 35
Wind State on on on on

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Cattlewash in Barbados is an exposed sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. The sandbar break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Barbados wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barclays, 3 km from Cattlewash.

IS AT (local time)

Cattlewash Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Grantley Adams Intl, 19 km from Cattlewash.

fresh winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Cattlewash

Overall Cattlewash Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Cattlewash Location Maps

Cattlewash Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Cattlewash:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Le Lamentin (Martinique)
    137 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Fort-De-France (Martinique)
    141 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Arima (Trinidad and Tobago)
    214 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Laventille (Trinidad and Tobago)
    222 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cattlewash is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cattlewash is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Third is George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island, 181 km (112 miles) away.
  • Mustique Airport (MQS) in St.vincent/grenadines is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • E T Joshua (Kingstown) Airport (SVD), also in St.vincent/grenadines is the fifth nearest airport to Cattlewash and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Cattlewash break location map and break info

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