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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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Central America

Warm water, inconsistent waves, and you'll need a boat!

Location: Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
Geographic coordinates: 24° 9' N, 76° 0' W
Coastline km: 3,542 km km
Climate: tropical marine; moderated by warm waters of Gulf Stream
Terrain: long, flat coral formations with some low rounded hills
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Mount Alvernia, on Cat Island 63 m
Natural hazards: hurricanes and other tropical storms cause extensive flood and wind damage
Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Population: 303,770 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
Capital: Nassau
Divisions: 21 districts; Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Exuma, Freeport, Fresh Creek, Governor's Harbour, Green Turtle Cay, Harbour Island, High Rock, Inagua, Kemps Bay, Long Island, Marsh Harbour, Mayaguana, New Providence, Nichollstown and Berry Islands, Ragged Island, Rock Sound, Sandy Point, San Salvador and Rum Cay

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Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Abaco Islands - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Elbow Key 1 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
French Bay - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Garbanzo 8 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Guana Beach 1 / -
Guana Cay 7 / -
Right and left Reef-coral All surfers
Hatchet Bay 1 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Holiday Beach - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Indicas 2 / -
Left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
James Point - / -
Right and left Point-break Experienced surfers
Love Beach 4 / -
Right Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Paradise Island 3 / -
Left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Rights 2 / -
Right Reef-coral All surfers
Rush Reef 1 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Sand Cay 2 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Secret Spot 3 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Shark Hole 2 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Smugglers Beach - / -
Right Reef-coral All surfers
Sugar Shack - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Surfers beach 18 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Walkers Cay 4 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Willawah - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Zippers 3 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers


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Paradise Island
By surfananda
Mar 21, 2009
scott brian edgar - guardians of the surf do it again!!!!

Cabbage beach (Paradise Island)
By paul_a_james
Dec 21, 2006
-   Some one should point out that enless there is a hurricain passing fairly close there won't even be a ripple.

Surfers beach
By rssmscott
Nov 30, 1999
decent - fun chest high with accasional shoulder to head high. was real good and glassy in the morning up until the tide got too high then got kinda mushy.

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By jakko , 26-05-2013

santra cruz for you guys :]]] - dreamworld for all :]]

By Anonymous , 11-04-2010

There IS surf in the Bahamas - That's where I learned to surf. Of course, back in the 1970's the weather was colder, and the cold fronts would hold out longer and kick up pretty good north swell. Nassau is surfable a couple of days a year, although when I was a kid we went surfing all the time, it seems. Or course, Abaco and Eleuthera can get really good. When people say it's not worth it, well, then all the better for those of us who are willing to give it a go.

It's not Indo or Hawaii. It depends on what your are used to. The water is clearer, however, than just about anywhere else. Do it.

By Anonymous , 04-12-2008

Bahamas Air - I read on a couple sites that Bahamas Air will not fly surfboards as of 9/2008. When I spoke to a Customer Service agent, she said they did fly surfboards but it took me a while to exlpain to her what a surfboard was. Anybody have any info?

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