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Sandbank ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sandbank Spot ID

Getting past the break, Sandbank photo

Sandbank

Photo credit: Noah Yager

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Thursday, 23 November 2017, 22:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 25
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
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Sandbank on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Barbados wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barclays, 3 km from Sandbank.

IS AT (local time)

Sandbank Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Walkers Savannah wx, 4 km from Sandbank.

light winds from the ESE

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Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
27.1 °C

Current weather near Sandbank

Overall Sandbank Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Sandbank Location Maps

Sandbank Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Sandbank:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Le Lamentin (Martinique)
    137 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Fort-De-France (Martinique)
    140 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Arima (Trinidad and Tobago)
    215 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Laventille (Trinidad and Tobago)
    222 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sandbank is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandbank is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Third is George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island, 180 km (112 miles) away.
  • Mustique Airport (MQS) in St.vincent/grenadines is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • E T Joshua (Kingstown) Airport (SVD), also in St.vincent/grenadines is the fifth nearest airport to Sandbank and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Sandbank break location map and break info

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