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North Friars Bay Surf Guide

North Friars Bay in St Kitts is an exposed Beach break that has very reliable surf. The best wind direction is from the southwest. The ideal swell direction from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

North Friars Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Friars Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Friars Bay occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing North Friars 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 7% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% 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).

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Interactive North Friars 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 North Friars Bay is Robert L Bradshaw (Basse Terre) Airport (SKB) in St. Kitts & Nevis, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Friars Bay is F D Roosevelt (Oranjestad) Airport (EUX) in Antilles, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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North Friars Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 09:53 Local Time
Saturday 27
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
ENE 40
ENE 40
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at North Friars Bay

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

Wind History at North Friars Bay

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

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