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Carot Bay Surf Guide

Carot Bay in Tortola - BVI is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow.

Carot Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carot Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carot Bay occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Carot Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in September while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 84% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
84%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Carot Bay Location Map

Interactive Carot Bay 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 Carot Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Carot Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.

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Carot Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:33 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.3
NE
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.6
N
Period (s) 13 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Carot Bay

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

Wind History at Carot Bay

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

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