North Palmetto Point Spot ID
Best: Swell NE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.3 °C
North Palmetto Point in Eleuthera is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. 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 northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.
Overall North Palmetto Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Eleuthera surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of North Palmetto Point
Tide stations nearest to North Palmetto Point:
- Closest tide stationEleuthera Island (west coast)13 mi
- Second closest tide stationEleuthera Island (east coast)16 mi
- Third closest tide stationThe Bight, Cat Island73 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationNassau, New Providence Island76 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationPelican Harbour, Abaco Island99 mi
Ski Resorts closest to North Palmetto Point:
- Closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)800 mi
- Second closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)805 mi
- Third closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)807 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaWolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)812 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)815 mi
Town and city forecasts close to North Palmetto Point:
- Closest city locationNassau (Bahamas)75 mi
- Second closest city locationLucaya (Bahamas)184 mi
- Third closest city locationFreeport (Bahamas)186 mi
- Fourth closest city locationMiami Beach (United States)253 mi
- Fifth closest city locationAventura (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.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera. Use the tab navigation above to view North Palmetto Point sea temperature, North Palmetto Point photographs, North Palmetto Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, North Palmetto Point webcams, current wind from Eleuthera live weather stations and North Palmetto Point tide predictions. The Bahamas swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Bahamas 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 Bahamas 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 North Palmetto Point.