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Rush reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Rush reef Surf Guide

Rush reef in Great Abaco is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. There is a right breaking reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, sharks,coral reef.

Rush reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rush reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rush reef occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Rush reef 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 25% of the time in September while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rush reef Location Map

Interactive Rush reef 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 Rush reef is Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) in Bahamas, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rush reef is Treasure Cay Airport (TCB), also in Bahamas, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Rush reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 23:29 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SE 10
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Rush reef

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

Wind History at Rush reef

Wind stats for Rush reef, 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 Rush reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rush reef: