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James Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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James Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 09:09 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 12 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 30
SSE 25
S 15
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Wind State cross-
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James Point in Eleuthera is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

The Bahamas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hidden Beach, 7 km from James Point.

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James Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nassau, 99 km from James Point.

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Current weather near James Point

Overall James Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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James Point Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to James Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to James Point:

Tide stations nearest to James Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (west coast)
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (east coast)
    30 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nassau, New Providence Island
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pelican Harbour, Abaco Island
    82 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    The Bight, Cat Island
    91 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to James Point:

  • Closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    782 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    788 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    789 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    795 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    797 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to James Point:

  • Closest city location
    Nassau (Bahamas)
    64 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Lucaya (Bahamas)
    166 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Freeport (Bahamas)
    168 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Miami Beach (United States)
    237 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aventura (United States)
    240 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to James Point is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to James Point is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH), also in Bahamas, 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Rock Sound Airport (RSD) in Bahamas, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Nassau International Airport (NAS) in Bahamas is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to James Point and is 150 km (93 miles) away.
James Point break location map and break info

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