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North Palmetto Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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North Palmetto Point Surf Guide

North Palmetto Point in Eleuthera is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

North Palmetto Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Palmetto Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Palmetto Point 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 North Palmetto Point (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing North Palmetto Point 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 24% of the time in September while 71% 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.
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 North Palmetto Point Location Map

Interactive North Palmetto Point 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 Palmetto Point is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Palmetto Point is Rock Sound Airport (RSD), also in Bahamas, 30 km (19 miles) away.

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North Palmetto Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 18:18 Local Time
Sunday 16Mon
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 7 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 30
ENE 25
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Swell History at North Palmetto Point

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

Wind History at North Palmetto Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near North Palmetto Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    30km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    31km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    35km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    41km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    42km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To North Palmetto Point: