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Garbage Heap ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.5

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Garbage Heap Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Netherlands-Antilles – Saint Martin)

Garbage Heap Spot ID

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Type: point


Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.7 °C

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 01:35 Local time
TueWednesday 21
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
ENE 40
ENE 45
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Garbage Heap in Netherlands-Antilles - Saint Martinis a point break. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. The ideal swell direction from the northeast. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Beware of - Urchins.

Netherlands Antilles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marigot, 9 km from Garbage Heap.

IS AT (local time)

Garbage Heap Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dutch Cul De Sac Sint Maarten wx, 10 km from Garbage Heap.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
25.7 °C

Current weather near Garbage Heap

Buoy Data:

At South of St. John, VI, 115 miles from Garbage Heap.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 8 7 9 7

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Overall Garbage Heap Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Town and city forecasts close to Garbage Heap:

  • Closest city location
    Baie-Mahault (Guadeloupe)
    160 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Les Abymes (Guadeloupe)
    163 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Le Gosier (Guadeloupe)
    167 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    173 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    193 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Garbage Heap is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Garbage Heap is Wallblake (The Valley) Airport (AXA) in Anguilla Isl., 10 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Princess Juliana International (Philipsburg) Airport (SXM) in Antilles, 13 km (8 miles) away.
  • Gustavia/st.barthel (St.-barthelemy) Airport (SBH) in Antilles is 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • F D Roosevelt (Oranjestad) Airport (EUX), also in Antilles is the fifth nearest airport to Garbage Heap and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Garbage Heap break location map and break info

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