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

Overall: 3.5

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Tropicana Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Thursday, 23 November 2017, 03:37 Local time
Thursday 23
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Wave (m) 1.1
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.2
NNE
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
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E 25
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Tropicana on the West Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. A left hand reef break. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins,coral and rocks.

Barbados wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Church Point, 2 km from Tropicana.

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Tropicana Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Woods Bakers wx, 2 km from Tropicana.

light winds from the ESE

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Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Tropicana

Overall Tropicana Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Tropicana:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Le Lamentin (Martinique)
    131 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Fort-De-France (Martinique)
    135 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Arima (Trinidad and Tobago)
    211 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Laventille (Trinidad and Tobago)
    218 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Tropicana is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tropicana is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Third is George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island, 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • E T Joshua (Kingstown) Airport (SVD) in St.vincent/grenadines is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Mustique Airport (MQS), also in St.vincent/grenadines is the fifth nearest airport to Tropicana and is 171 km (106 miles) away.
Tropicana break location map and break info

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