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Fryers Well Surf Guide

Fryers Well in Barbados is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Fryers Well Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fryers Well:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fryers Well occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fryers Well with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in December while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
55%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fryers Well Location Map

Interactive Fryers Well 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 Fryers Well is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fryers Well is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Fryers Well Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 08:37 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.9
N
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.9
N
Period (s) 11 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
ENE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Fryers Well

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

Wind History at Fryers Well

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

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