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Great and Little Carrot Bays ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Great and Little Carrot Bays Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tortola – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

Great and Little Carrot Bays Surf Guide

Great and Little Carrot Bays in Tortola is an exposed point break. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast with some shelter here from east northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish and sharks.

Great and Little Carrot Bays Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
26.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Great and Little Carrot Bays:

The best conditions reported for surf at Great and Little Carrot Bays occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Great and Little Carrot Bays (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Great and Little Carrot Bays with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 54% of the time in November while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Great and Little Carrot Bays 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 Great and Little Carrot Bays is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Great and Little Carrot Bays is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 33 km (20 miles) away.

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Great and Little Carrot Bays Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:33 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
NNE
0.8
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
Period (s) 13 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Great and Little Carrot Bays

Surf stats for Great and Little Carrot Bays, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Great and Little Carrot Bays

Wind stats for Great and Little Carrot Bays, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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