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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Friday, 24 January 2020, 07:11 Local time
Friday 24
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
E 15
Wind State on cross-

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Hatchet Bay in Eleuthera - Bahamas is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of Rips - reef - shark - Rocks.

The Bahamas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Hatchet Bay (0 km).

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Hatchet Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP20, 17 km from Hatchet Bay.

strong winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
21.0 °C

Current weather near Hatchet Bay

Overall Hatchet Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Hatchet Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hatchet Bay:

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Tide stations nearest to Hatchet Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (west coast)
    13 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (east coast)
    37 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nassau, New Providence Island
    58 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pelican Harbour, Abaco Island
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Marsh Harbour
    88 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hatchet Bay is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hatchet Bay is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH), also in Bahamas, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Rock Sound Airport (RSD) in Bahamas, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Nassau International Airport (NAS) in Bahamas is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Chub Cay Airport (CCZ), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to Hatchet Bay and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
Hatchet Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera. Use the tab navigation above to view Hatchet Bay sea temperature, Hatchet Bay photographs, Hatchet Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hatchet Bay webcams, current wind from Eleuthera live weather stations and Hatchet Bay 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 Hatchet Bay.