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East Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Peter Island – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

East Side Surf Guide

East Side in Peter Island is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Poor surf in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish, and rips.

East Side Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing East Side:

The best conditions reported for surf at East Side occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing East Side 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 10% of the time in September while 84% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
84%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore East Side Location Map

Interactive East Side 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 East Side is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to East Side is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.

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East Side Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 30 June 2022, 22:22 Local Time
ThuFriday 01
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
Period (s) 8 8 7 8
Wind (km/h)
35
35
35
35
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Swell History at East Side

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

Wind History at East Side

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To East Side: