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The Bowl ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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The Bowl Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 03:50 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 5 5 5 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
E 30
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The Bowl on the East Coast is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks,reef and urchins.

Netherlands Antilles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Duth Cul de Sac, 7 km from The Bowl.

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The Bowl Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St Maarten Juliana Airport, 11 km from The Bowl.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near The Bowl

Overall The Bowl Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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The Bowl Location Maps

The Bowl Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Bowl:

  • Closest city location
    Baie-Mahault (Guadeloupe)
    157 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Les Abymes (Guadeloupe)
    160 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Le Gosier (Guadeloupe)
    164 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    174 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    194 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Bowl is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG) in Antilles, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Bowl is Princess Juliana International (Philipsburg) Airport (SXM), also in Antilles, 11 km (7 miles) away.
  • Third is Wallblake (The Valley) Airport (AXA) in Anguilla Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • Gustavia/st.barthel (St.-barthelemy) Airport (SBH) in Antilles is 25 km (16 miles) away.
  • F D Roosevelt (Oranjestad) Airport (EUX), also in Antilles is the fifth nearest airport to The Bowl and is 64 km (40 miles) away.
The Bowl break location map and break info

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