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Capoons Bay – Bombas Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tortola – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

Capoons Bay - Bombas Surf Guide

Capoons Bay in Tortola is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish and sharks.

Capoons Bay - Bombas Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Capoons Bay - Bombas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Capoons Bay - Bombas occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Capoons Bay - Bombas (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Capoons Bay - Bombas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in October while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Capoons Bay - Bombas Location Map

Interactive Capoons Bay - Bombas surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Capoons Bay - Bombas is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Capoons Bay - Bombas is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Capoons Bay - Bombas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 16:14 Local Time
Wednesday 22Thu
Wave (m)
Period (s) - 13 13 8
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Capoons Bay - Bombas

Surf stats for Capoons Bay - Bombas, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Capoons Bay - Bombas

Wind stats for Capoons Bay - Bombas, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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