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Josiahs Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Josiahs Bay Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2020, 05:34 Local time
Thursday 02
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 20
SE 20
SSE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Josiahs Bay in Tortola is a quite exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

British Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Road Town, 7 km from Josiahs Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Josiahs Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4175, 17 km from Josiahs Bay.

light winds from the E

State of sky unchanged
Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Josiahs Bay

Overall Josiahs Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


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

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

Josiahs Bay Location Maps

Josiahs Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Josiahs Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Josiahs Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Josiahs Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Road Town
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Coral Harbor, Saint Johns Island
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lameshur Bay, Saint Johns
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Redhook Bay, Saint Thomas Island
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Benner Bay, Saint Thomas
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Josiahs Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Josiahs Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl., 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ) in Puerto Rico is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Josiahs Bay and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
Josiahs Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Josiahs Bay, Tortola. Use the tab navigation above to view Josiahs Bay sea temperature, Josiahs Bay photographs, Josiahs Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Josiahs Bay webcams, current wind from Tortola live weather stations and Josiahs Bay tide predictions. The British Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing British Virgin Islands 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 British Virgin Islands 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 Josiahs Bay.