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Latitude: 18° 5.988' N
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long bay is in the northeast of jamaica
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Alternative name long bay
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthEast
Good wind directionNorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
the BEST spot in jamaica but no world class
By Kevin Michael Reinberg , 25-01-2007
Long Bay, Long Time - Hey, are you the same idealistic young schoolteacher Mike W. from St. Augustine that painted "Surf Cove" on the wall at the north end of Long Bay around 96-97? We met you on the plane coming into Kingston, remember? I looked for you on my return the next year, but the locals weren't sure where you'd gone. E-mail me at email@example.com if you'd like to catch up.
By Mike from St. Aug , 03-10-2006
6 months at Long Bay - Its a right in the summer with sand bottom, and left in winter with rocky bottom. Spring and fall are not as good. Dennis Parker may rent rooms for $20 a night one house south of the break. Iree fruit stand accross the street. More consistant than Boston Bay but Jamaica is more of a place to smoke than surf. Equal to Florida east Coast. Stay inside at night and watch out for police road blocks, they will search your car.
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