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Loblolly Bay Surf Guide

Loblolly Bay in Anegada is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the south. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish, and rips.

Loblolly Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Loblolly Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Loblolly Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Loblolly Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in October while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Loblolly Bay Location Map

Interactive Loblolly 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 Loblolly Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Loblolly Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Loblolly Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 11 August 2022, 13:38 Local Time
Thursday 11
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
25
20
20
25
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Swell History at Loblolly Bay

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

Wind History at Loblolly Bay

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

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