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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 Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Sunday, 15 December 2019, 19:42 Local time
Sunday 15Mon
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 5
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
ENE 35
ENE 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Caret Bay in Saint Thomas is a reef break that has very consistent surf. The best wind direction is from the south. The best swell direction is from the northwest. The reef break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

US Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Botany Bay, 5 km from Caret Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Caret Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Saint Thomas/Cyril E. King Airport, 4 km from Caret Bay.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
27.2 °C

Current weather near Caret Bay

Buoy Data:

At South of St. John, VI, 17 miles from Caret Bay.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 7 6 6 7

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Overall Caret Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Caret Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Caret Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Caret Bay Location Maps

Caret Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Caret Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Caret Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Caret Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Magens Bay, Saint Thomas Island
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Saint Thomas, Saint Thomas
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Benner Bay, Saint Thomas
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Redhook Bay, Saint Thomas Island
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Caret Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT) in Virgin Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caret Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS), also in Virgin Isl., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR) in Puerto Rico, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Caret Bay and is 77 km (48 miles) away.
Caret Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Caret Bay, Saint Thomas. Use the tab navigation above to view Caret Bay sea temperature, Caret Bay photographs, Caret Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Caret Bay webcams, current wind from Saint Thomas live weather stations and Caret Bay tide predictions. The US Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing US Virgin Islands 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 US Virgin Islands 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 Caret Bay.