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

Overall: 3.7

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Skwids Surf Guide

Skwids in - is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the north northeast. A left hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks, coral, urchins and rips.

Skwids Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
26.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Skwids:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Skwids 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 8% of the time in September while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Skwids Location Map

Interactive Skwids 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 Skwids is V C Bird International (Antigua) Airport (ANU) in Leeward Islands, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Skwids is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Skwids Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 03:34 Local Time
Wednesday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.7
N
0.7
N
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 0
SSE 5
WNW 10
NW
Wind State cross-
on
glass glass cross-
off

Swell History at Skwids

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

Wind History at Skwids

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

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