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Washing Machine ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Washing Machine Surf Guide

Washing Machine in Saint Barthélemy is a beach break that has very consistent waves. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. The best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Beware of - Rocks.

Washing Machine Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Washing Machine:

The best conditions reported for surf at Washing Machine occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Washing Machine 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 6% of the time in September while 65% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
65%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Washing Machine Location Map

Interactive Washing Machine 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 Washing Machine is Gustavia/st.barthel (St.-barthelemy) Airport (SBH) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Washing Machine is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG), also in Antilles, 34 km (21 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Washing Machine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 22:02 Local Time
ThuFriday 14
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 30
ESE 30
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Washing Machine

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

Wind History at Washing Machine

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

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