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Soup Bowl ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Soup Bowl Surf Guide

Soup Bowl on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Soup Bowl Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Soup Bowl:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Soup Bowl 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 12% of the time in September while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Soup Bowl Location Map

Interactive Soup Bowl 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 Soup Bowl is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Soup Bowl is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 165 km (102 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Soup Bowl Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 22:39 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 30
E 25
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Soup Bowl

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

Wind History at Soup Bowl

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

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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away

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