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Cupecoy ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Cupecoy Surf Guide

Cupecoy on the South Coast is a sheltered reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Cupecoy Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cupecoy:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cupecoy with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in February while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
96%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cupecoy Location Map

Interactive Cupecoy 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 Cupecoy is Princess Juliana International (Philipsburg) Airport (SXM) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cupecoy is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG), also in Antilles, 11 km (7 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Cupecoy Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 11:47 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.9
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
ESE 20
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Cupecoy

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

Wind History at Cupecoy

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Cupecoy. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cupecoy: