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Rock Sound 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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Rock Sound Surf Guide

Rock Sound in Eleuthera is a reasonably exposed reef break that does not work very often. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

Rock Sound Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rock Sound:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rock Sound occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rock Sound 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 4% of the time in January while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 75% 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 Rock Sound Location Map

Interactive Rock Sound 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 Rock Sound is Rock Sound Airport (RSD) in Bahamas, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rock Sound is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB), also in Bahamas, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Rock Sound Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 22:24 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 8 8 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 30
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Rock Sound

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

Wind History at Rock Sound

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

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