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Cooten Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Cooten Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2020, 06:23 Local time
Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Cooten Bay in Tortola is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

British Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Road Town, 6 km from Cooten Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Cooten Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Charlotte Amalie, 35 km from Cooten Bay.

wind obs. (13 kph from 0 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Cooten Bay

Overall Cooten Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March


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

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

Cooten Bay Location Maps

Cooten Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cooten Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cooten Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Cooten Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Road Town
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Coral Harbor, Saint Johns Island
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lameshur Bay, Saint Johns
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Redhook Bay, Saint Thomas Island
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Benner Bay, Saint Thomas
    20 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cooten 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 Cooten Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl., 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Cooten Bay and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
Cooten Bay break location map and break info

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