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

Overall: 3.5

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Tent Bay Surf Guide

Tent Bay on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. A left hand reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Tent Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tent Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tent Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tent Bay 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 9% of the time in September while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tent Bay Location Map

Interactive Tent Bay 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 Tent Bay is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tent Bay is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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Tent Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 24 June 2021, 23:40 Local Time
ThuFriday 25
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
E
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Tent Bay

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

Wind History at Tent Bay

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Tent Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tent Bay: