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Elizabeth Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Elizabeth Bay Surf Guide

Elizabeth Bay in Tortola is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the north. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Elizabeth Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Elizabeth Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Elizabeth Bay occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Elizabeth Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in November while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Elizabeth Bay Location Map

Interactive Elizabeth Bay 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 Elizabeth Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Elizabeth Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Elizabeth Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 22:38 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
E 25
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Elizabeth Bay

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

Wind History at Elizabeth Bay

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

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