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Cooten Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Cooten Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tortola – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

Cooten Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Monday, 15 October 2018, 21:58 Local time
MonTuesday 16
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Cooten Bay in Tortola is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

British Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Road Town, 6 km from Cooten Bay.

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Cooten Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beef Island/Roadtown Airport, 9 km from Cooten Bay.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Cooten Bay

Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
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Overall Cooten Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Cooten Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    70 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    89 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico)
    93 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Caguas (Puerto Rico)
    98 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Catano (Puerto Rico)
    100 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cooten Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cooten Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl., 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Cooten Bay and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cooten Bay, Tortola. Use the tab navigation above to view Cooten Bay sea temperature, Cooten Bay photographs, Cooten Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cooten Bay webcams, current wind from Tortola live weather stations and Cooten Bay tide predictions. The British Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing British 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 British 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 Cooten Bay.