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

Overall: 3.7

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The Dump Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.4 °C

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 04:49 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
1.0
ESE
1.3
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 35
SE 35
SSE 30
SSE 25
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Wind State cross-
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The Dump in Eleuthera is a sheltered point break that has pretty consitent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

The Bahamas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hidden Beach, 7 km from The Dump.

IS AT (local time)

The Dump Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nassau, 87 km from The Dump.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near The Dump

Overall The Dump Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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The Dump Location Maps

The Dump Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Dump:

  • Closest city location
    57 mi
  • Second closest city location
    158 mi
  • Third closest city location
    161 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Miami Beach (United States)
    229 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aventura (United States)
    232 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Dump is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Dump is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH), also in Bahamas, 25 km (16 miles) away.
  • Third is Rock Sound Airport (RSD) in Bahamas, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Nassau International Airport (NAS) in Bahamas is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Chub Cay Airport (CCZ), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to The Dump and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
The Dump break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Dump, Eleuthera. Use the tab navigation above to view The Dump sea temperature, The Dump photographs, The Dump detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Dump webcams, current wind from Eleuthera live weather stations and The Dump 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 The Dump.


Do you have old images of surf? Simply upload them to the photo gallery and we will search our vast archive of forecasts and display the open water swell sizes, directions and periods, as well as wind and tide at the time of the image. It's a really useful way of knowing what to look for in the forecast tables.