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Surfing in Surfer’s Beach, Eleuthera Island, Bahamas

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Wind Direction:
SE, E
Best Swell Direction:
NE
Wind Speed:
16knots/30kph to 25knots/46.3kph
Wave Quality:
Normal
The Bahamas is a country situated on the eastern side of the state of Florida, in the western Atlantic Ocean. It is standing north of Cuba and northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Eleuthera Island is a long, thin island lying east of Nassau.

As you already understand from the spot’s name, which means “free”, it is a great place, where every new or experienced surfer can enjoy performing this amazing sport. We could say that the conditions are almost perfect. The wind direction is coming from the east and southeast. Its intensity ranges from 16 knots/30 kph to 25 knots/46.3 kph. Surfers are able to explore waves with swell sizes that can start from less than 1 m-1.5 m/3.3 ft-4.9 ft and hold up to 3 m+/9.8 ft+. The best swell direction is from the northeast. The waves are coming from both right and left directions. Surfers love waves at Surfer’s Beach, since they are pretty fun. The wave length fluctuates from 50 m/164 ft to 150 m/492.1 ft. The best tide position is low and mid. Also the bottom of the sea is sandy with few rocks.

The climate in the Bahamas is subtropical to tropical. The temperature is pretty high all year round. More specifically, it averages between 16.7°C/62°F and 31.7°C/89°F. As for the temperature of the water, it’s about 27.4°C/81.3°F. Eleuthera is an island with weather conditions influenced by hurricanes. During hurricane period lasting from July to October, rainfall is a usual temporary phenomenon. The best period to visit Surfer’s Beach is during the winter months.

Finally, contact your hotel, in case you need more information about car rental agencies.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Governer's Harbour Airport
24.4km/15.2miles, 18 minutes
Governer's Harbour Airport Queen's Hwy Bahamas 1. Head northwest on Queen's Hwy Your destination will be on your right 24.4km/15.2miles Queen's Hwy
BY CAR FROM North Eleuthera Airport
26.2km/16.3miles, 22 minutes
North Eleuthera Airport North Eleuthera Bahamas 1. Head west to Public Hwy 2. Turn left into the Public Hwy 3. Turn left into the Queen's Hwy Queen's Hwy.
BY AIR
Governer's Harbour Airport,
24.4km/15.2miles
BY AIR
North Eleuthera Airport,
26.2km/16.3miles.
BY TRAIN

No train services available on the spot.

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