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Control Tower/Airport Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Control Tower/Airport Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Friday, 28 August 2015, 03:28 Local time
ThuFriday 28
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
ESE
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ESE 40
ESE 40
ESE 45
E
Wind State cross cross-
on
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Control Tower/Airport Reef in - is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the north northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks, coral, urchins and rips.

Montserrat wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Belham Valley Rivermouth, 9 km from Control Tower/Airport Reef.

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Control Tower/Airport Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coolidge/Antigua Airport, 56 km from Control Tower/Airport Reef.

light winds from the E

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Control Tower/Airport Reef

Buoy Data:

At Eastern Caribbean Buoy, 91 miles from Control Tower/Airport Reef.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.3
2.9
2.3
1.9
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 7

All wavebuoys around Control Tower/Airport Reef

Overall Control Tower/Airport Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Control Tower/Airport Reef Location Maps

Control Tower/Airport Reef Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Control Tower/Airport Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to Control Tower/Airport Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Control Tower/Airport Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    Saint Johns, Antigua
    32 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sainte-Rose
    44 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Pointe-Noire
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Anse-Bertrand
    48 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port-Louis
    49 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Control Tower/Airport Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort (United States)
    1779 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    1780 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States)
    1797 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Yawgoo Valley (United States)
    1800 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1804 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Control Tower/Airport Reef:

  • Closest city location
    Baie-Mahault (Guadeloupe)
    51 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Les Abymes (Guadeloupe)
    55 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Le Gosier (Guadeloupe)
    59 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fort-De-France (Martinique)
    166 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Le Lamentin (Martinique)
    168 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Control Tower/Airport Reef is V C Bird International (Antigua) Airport (ANU) in Leeward Islands, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Control Tower/Airport Reef is Robert L Bradshaw (Basse Terre) Airport (SKB) in St. Kitts & Nevis, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • F D Roosevelt (Oranjestad) Airport (EUX) in Antilles is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Gustavia/st.barthel (St.-barthelemy) Airport (SBH), also in Antilles is the fifth nearest airport to Control Tower/Airport Reef and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
Control Tower/Airport Reef break location map and break info

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