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Navy Island Surf Guide

Navy Island in Jamaica is a fairly exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. The ideal swell direction from the east northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Navy Island Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Navy Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Navy Island occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Navy Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Navy Island Location Map

Interactive Navy Island 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 Navy Island is Ken Jones (Port Antonio) Airport (POT) in Jamaica, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Navy Island is Norman Manley International (Kingston) Airport (KIN), also in Jamaica, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Navy Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 06:12 Local Time
Tuesday 26
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Navy Island

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

Wind History at Navy Island

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

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