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Garbage Heap ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.5

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Garbage Heap Surf Guide

Garbage Heap in Netherlands-Antilles - Saint Martin is a point break. Offshore winds blow from the southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. The optimum well angle is from the northeast. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Urchins.

Garbage Heap Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Garbage Heap:

The best conditions reported for surf at Garbage Heap occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Garbage Heap with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in October while 79% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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
79%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Garbage Heap Location Map

Interactive Garbage Heap 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 Garbage Heap is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Garbage Heap is Wallblake (The Valley) Airport (AXA) in Anguilla Isl., 10 km (6 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.
Garbage Heap Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 09:49 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 11 10 10 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
ESE 20
E 25
E
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Garbage Heap

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

Wind History at Garbage Heap

Wind stats for Garbage Heap, 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 Garbage Heap. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Garbage Heap: