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

Overall: 3.7

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The Dump Surf Guide

The Dump in Eleuthera is a sheltered point break that has pretty consitent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for urchins, rocks, sharks and coral.

The Dump Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Dump:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Dump 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 2% of the time in September while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 95% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
3%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
95%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Dump Location Map

Interactive The Dump 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 The Dump is Governors Harbour (Governor's Harbor) Airport (GHB) in Bahamas, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Dump is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH), also in Bahamas, 25 km (16 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Dump Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 23:51 Local Time
TueWednesday 14
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.1
NE
0.1
NE
0.4
NE
Period (s) 6 16 15 10
Wind (km/h) 25
N 30
NNE 30
NNE 30
NE
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at The Dump

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

Wind History at The Dump

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

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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away

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