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Trunk Bay - Shark Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Trunk Bay – Shark Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tortola – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

Trunk Bay - Shark Bay Surf Guide

Trunk Bay to Shark Bay in Tortola is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Trunk Bay - Shark Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trunk Bay - Shark Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Trunk Bay - Shark Bay occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Trunk Bay - Shark Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in October while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Trunk Bay - Shark Bay Location Map

Interactive Trunk Bay - Shark 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 Trunk Bay - Shark Bay is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trunk Bay - Shark Bay is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Trunk Bay - Shark Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 00:32 Local Time
SatSunday 09
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
Period (s) 11 11 11 13
Wind (km/h) 35
ESE 30
ESE 30
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Trunk Bay - Shark Bay

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

Wind History at Trunk Bay - Shark Bay

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

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