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Discovery Bay Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Friday, 3 April 2020, 06:56 Local time
Friday 03
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
NNE 10
Wind State cross-
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Discovery Bay in Jamaica is an exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. The ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Private beach.

Jamaica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Runaway Bay, 8 km from Discovery Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Discovery Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sangster/Montego Bay Airport, 54 km from Discovery Bay.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Discovery Bay

Overall Discovery Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


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

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

Discovery Bay Location Maps

Discovery Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Jamaica surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Discovery Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Discovery Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Discovery Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Discovery Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Runaway Bay
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Saint Anns Bay
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Ocho Rios
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Montego Bay
    34 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Discovery Bay is Boscobel (Ocho Rios) Airport (OCJ) in Jamaica, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Discovery Bay is Sangster International (Montego Bay) Airport (MBJ), also in Jamaica, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Tinson Pen (Kingston) Airport (KTP) in Jamaica, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Norman Manley International (Kingston) Airport (KIN) in Jamaica is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Ken Jones (Port Antonio) Airport (POT), also in Jamaica is the fifth nearest airport to Discovery Bay and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
Discovery Bay break location map and break info

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