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

Overall: 3.5

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Egg Island Surf Guide

Egg Island in Eleuthera is a sheltered reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The reef provides both left and right breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Egg Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Egg Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Egg Island occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Egg Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in March while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 93% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
93%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Egg Island Location Map

Interactive Egg Island 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 Egg Island is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) in Bahamas, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Egg Island is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB), also in Bahamas, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Egg Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 06:28 Local Time
Monday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.1
NE
1.1
NE
1.0
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
NE 25
NE 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Egg Island

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

Wind History at Egg Island

Wind stats for Egg Island, 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 Egg Island. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    32km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Egg Island: