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Sandy Lane ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Sandy Lane Surf Guide

Sandy Lane on the West Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the north. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins and rocks.

Sandy Lane Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandy Lane:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandy Lane occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sandy Lane with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in March while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sandy Lane Location Map

Interactive Sandy Lane 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 Sandy Lane is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sandy Lane is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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Sandy Lane Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 00:26 Local Time
SunMonday 17
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 30
E 30
E
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Sandy Lane

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

Wind History at Sandy Lane

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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