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Dover Beach Surf Guide

Dover Beach in Barbados is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Dover Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dover Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dover Beach occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dover Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
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Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
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Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dover Beach Location Map

Interactive Dover Beach 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 Dover Beach is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dover Beach is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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Dover Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 22:37 Local Time
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Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
E 25
E 30
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Wind State cross-
off
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off

Swell History at Dover Beach

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

Wind History at Dover Beach

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

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