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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 Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 20:20 Local time
WedThursday 23
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 8 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 45
NNE 45
NNE 40
NNE 40
Wind State off cross-

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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 Bahamas wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hatchet Bay, 2 km from The Dump.

IS AT (local time)

The Dump Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4140, 36 km from The Dump.

fresh winds from the NNW

Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near The Dump

Overall The Dump Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Surf stats for The Dump: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for The Dump: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

The Dump Location Maps

The Dump Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Dump:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Dump:

Tide stations nearest to The Dump:

  • Closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (west coast)
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Eleuthera Island (east coast)
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nassau, New Providence Island
    57 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pelican Harbour, Abaco Island
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Marsh Harbour
    89 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Rock Sound Airport (RSD) in Bahamas, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Nassau International Airport (NAS) in Bahamas is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Chub Cay Airport (CCZ), also in Bahamas is the fifth nearest airport to The Dump and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
The Dump break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Dump, Eleuthera. Use the tab navigation above to view The Dump sea temperature, The Dump photographs, The Dump detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Dump webcams, current wind from Eleuthera live weather stations and The Dump tide predictions. The Bahamas swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Bahamas and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Bahamas wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around The Dump.