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Sandbank ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sandbank Surf Guide

Sandbank on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Sandbank Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Sandbank:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Barbados wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sandbank sea temperature, Sandbank photographs, Sandbank detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sandbank webcams, current wind from Barbados live weather stations and Sandbank tide predictions. The Barbados swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Barbados and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Barbados wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sandbank

Sandbank Surf:

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 04:43 Local time
Thursday 04
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
E 30
E 25
E 25
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Barclays, 3 km from Sandbank.

IS AT (local time)

Sandbank Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP7119, 18 km from Sandbank.

fresh winds from the ESE

Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Sandbank

Overall Sandbank Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

Surf stats for Sandbank: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Sandbank: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Getting past the break, Sandbank photo


Photo credit: Noah Yager

Sandbank Location Maps

Sandbank Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Barbados surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sandbank

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sandbank:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sandbank:

Tide stations nearest to Sandbank:

  • Closest tide station
    Bridgetown, Barbados
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Vieux Fort Bay
    103 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Le Robert
    108 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    111 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Castries
    112 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sandbank is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandbank is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Third is George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island, 180 km (112 miles) away.
  • Mustique Airport (MQS) in St.vincent/grenadines is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • E T Joshua (Kingstown) Airport (SVD), also in St.vincent/grenadines is the fifth nearest airport to Sandbank and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Sandbank break location map and break info