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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eleuthera – Bahamas)


James Point Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:34 Local time

Wednesday 01
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
SE 5
SE 10
Wind State cross-
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James Point in Eleuthera - Bahamas 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. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hidden Beach, 7 km from James Point.

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Live Weather:

At Nassau, 99 km from James Point.


Air temperature
24 °C

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Overall James Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to James Point:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Hidden Beach 4 mi
Second closest break Ledges 8 mi
Third closest break The Dump 8 mi
Fourth closest break Surfers Beach 11 mi
Fifth closest break Holiday Beach 15 mi

Wave buoys nearest to James Point:

Closest wave buoy Canaveral East Buoy 278 mi
Second closest wave buoy Canaveral Buoy 322 mi
Third closest wave buoy NE Bahamas Buoy 336 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East of Bahamas Buoy 360 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy St Augustine Buoy 413 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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