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Caret Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Caret Bay Surf Guide

Caret Bay in Saint Thomas is a reef break that has very consistent surf. Offshore winds are from the south. The best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the reef break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Caret Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caret Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caret Bay occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Caret Bay 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 7% of the time in October while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 75% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
75%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Caret Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 05:20 Local Time
Tuesday 24
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.2
NNE
0.4
NE
0.3
NNE
-
-
Period (s) 10 8 8 -
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
SE 20
SE 15
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Caret Bay

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

Wind History at Caret Bay

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

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