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Martin's Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Martin's Bay Surf Guide

Martin's Bay on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, rocks and isolation.

Martin's Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Martin's Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Martin's Bay occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Martin's Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in September while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Martin's Bay Location Map

Interactive Martin's 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 Martin's Bay is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Martin's Bay is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 168 km (104 miles) away.

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Martin's Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 17:36 Local Time
Tuesday 18Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
E 20
E 20
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Martin's Bay

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

Wind History at Martin's Bay

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

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    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away

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