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Li l J Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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Li l J Bay Surf Guide

Li l J Bay in North Sea - Belgium is an exposed sandbar break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the sandbar are both lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow.

Li l J Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
10.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Li l J Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Li l J Bay occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Li l J Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Li l J Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in October while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
76%
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 Li l J Bay 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 Li l J Bay is Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Li l J Bay is Wevelgem (Kortrijk-vevelgem) Airport (QKT), also in Belgium, 59 km (37 miles) away.

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Li l J Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 04:55 Local Time
Monday 10
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.1
N
0.8
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
WSW
Period (s) 6 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
WSW 25
SW 20
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross

Swell History at Li l J Bay

Surf stats for Li l J Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Li l J Bay

Wind stats for Li l J Bay, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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