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Saline Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Saline Bay Surf Guide

Saline Bay in - is a fairly exposed river break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest with some shelter here from east northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Saline Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saline Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Saline Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Saline Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in August while 61% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Saline Bay Location Map

Interactive Saline 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 Saline Bay is Piarco (Port-of-spain) Airport (POS) in Trinidad & Tobago, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Saline Bay is Crown Point (Scarborough) Airport (TAB), also in Trinidad & Tobago, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Saline Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 04:48 Local Time
Wednesday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
SE
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Saline Bay

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

Wind History at Saline Bay

Wind stats for Saline Bay, 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 Saline Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    15km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    18km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Saline Bay: