North Palmetto Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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North Palmetto Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eleuthera – Bahamas)


North Palmetto Point Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 16:03 Local time

Monday 30
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
ENE 25
NE 20
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North Palmetto Point in Eleuthera - Bahamas is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured 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 optimum swell angle is from the northeast. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

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22.0 °C

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Overall North Palmetto Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to North Palmetto Point:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break James Point 19 mi
Second closest break Rock Sound 19 mi
Third closest break Hidden Beach 22 mi
Fourth closest break The Dump 25 mi
Fifth closest break Ledges 26 mi

Wave buoys nearest to North Palmetto Point:

Closest wave buoy Canaveral East Buoy 296 mi
Second closest wave buoy NE Bahamas Buoy 329 mi
Third closest wave buoy Canaveral Buoy 341 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East of Bahamas Buoy 343 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy St Augustine Buoy 431 mi

Tide stations nearest to North Palmetto Point:

Closest tide station Eleuthera Island (west coast) 13 mi
Second closest tide station Eleuthera Island (east coast) 16 mi
Third closest tide station The Bight, Cat Island 73 mi
Fourth closest tide station Nassau, New Providence Island 76 mi
Fifth closest tide station Pelican Harbour, Abaco Island 99 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to North Palmetto Point:

Closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 800 mi
Second closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 805 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 807 mi
Fourth closest ski area Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States) 812 mi
Fifth closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 815 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to North Palmetto Point:

Closest city location Nassau (Bahamas) 75 mi
Second closest city location Lucaya (Bahamas) 184 mi
Third closest city location Freeport (Bahamas) 186 mi
Fourth closest city location Miami Beach (United States) 253 mi
Fifth closest city location Aventura (United States) 256 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to North Palmetto Point is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to North Palmetto Point is Rock Sound Airport (RSD), also in Bahamas, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) in Bahamas, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Nassau International Airport (NAS) in Bahamas is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Andros Town Airport (ASD), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to North Palmetto Point and is 175 km (109 miles) away.
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