- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Soup Bowl, Barbados, Barbados
Ride the Tide Surf School Barbados
In Barbados there is a perfect surfing spot that invites mostly experienced surfers. Soup Bowl is a famous spot of the east coast that offers a lot of fun and adventure. So, if you are prone to this intense activity, Soup Bowl is waiting for you to discover it!
It offers easy access and everything else you need for a totally wonderful experience. It provides world class wave with reef-coral type, right direction, reef bottom and legendary power. The normal length is short (50 m / 164 ft) and at good days it can reach long (150 to 300 m / 492 to 984 ft).
Soup Bowl has been rated as “top 3 waves in the world” thanks to its great curve that allows all sorts of maneuvers and airs. Furthermore, good swell direction is from Northeast. During winter N swells, you will come across the heavy Bowls, while a hurricane S direction may provide a lot of fun to the Soup, holding its excellent shape. The wind’s best direction is from Southwest and South.
The swell size starts working at 1.0-1.5 m / 3-5 ft and holds up to 5 m / 16 ft and over. Rising and falling tides are the best tide movements. The spot hosts few surfers during both week-days and week-ends. Last but not least, while exercising your activity, be careful of urchins and rips.
Whether you are a fun of surfing or not, Barbados is definitely worth visiting!!!