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

Overall: 3.5

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Garbanzo Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.2 °C

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Thursday, 12 December 2019, 14:19 Local time
Thursday 12Fri
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 9 9 10 9
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
ENE 35
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Garbanzo in Great Abaco is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Right and better left hand reef breaks.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, rocks, sharks,fire coral.

The Bahamas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Four Rocks, 5 km from Garbanzo.

IS AT (local time)

Garbanzo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP2142, 116 km from Garbanzo.

strong winds from the E

No report
Air temperature
25.0 °C

Current weather near Garbanzo

Overall Garbanzo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

Surf stats for Garbanzo: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Garbanzo: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Garbanzo Location Maps

Garbanzo Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Garbanzo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Garbanzo:

Tide stations nearest to Garbanzo:

  • Closest tide station
    Marsh Harbour
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pelican Harbour, Abaco Island
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Green Turtle Cay
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cooper's Town
    42 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (west coast)
    96 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Garbanzo is Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) in Bahamas, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Garbanzo is Treasure Cay Airport (TCB), also in Bahamas, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) in Bahamas, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas is 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Chub Cay Airport (CCZ), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to Garbanzo and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
Garbanzo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Garbanzo, Great Abaco. Use the tab navigation above to view Garbanzo sea temperature, Garbanzo photographs, Garbanzo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Garbanzo webcams, current wind from Great Abaco live weather stations and Garbanzo tide predictions. The Bahamas swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Bahamas and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Bahamas wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Garbanzo.