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Sugar Shack Surf Guide

Sugar Shack in Great Abaco - Bahamas is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Sugar Shack Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sugar Shack:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sugar Shack occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Sugar Shack 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 21% of the time in September while 72% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
72%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sugar Shack Location Map

Interactive Sugar Shack 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 Sugar Shack is Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) in Bahamas, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sugar Shack is Treasure Cay Airport (TCB), also in Bahamas, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sugar Shack Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 09:25 Local Time
Thursday 25
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
ESE 10
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Sugar Shack

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

Wind History at Sugar Shack

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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