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Thunder ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Thunder Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 06:12 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
E 20
E 15
Wind State cross-

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Thunder on the West Coast is a sheltered reef break. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins and rocks.

Barbados wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bridgetown, Barbados, 4 km from Thunder.

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Thunder Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Barbados Rockley wx, 2 km from Thunder.

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Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
24.4 °C

Current weather near Thunder

Overall Thunder Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Thunder:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Le Lamentin (Martinique)
    141 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Fort-De-France (Martinique)
    144 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Arima (Trinidad and Tobago)
    203 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Laventille (Trinidad and Tobago)
    211 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Thunder is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Thunder is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Third is Mustique Airport (MQS) in St.vincent/grenadines, 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • E T Joshua (Kingstown) Airport (SVD) in St.vincent/grenadines is 174 km (108 miles) away.
  • George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island is the fifth nearest airport to Thunder and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
Thunder break location map and break info

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