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Go to Saint Ann´s Bay in north coast of the island. Runaways Bay is about 17 km from there, follow the roadsigns.
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthEast
Good wind directionSouthWest, South
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
It breaks sometimes, this spot needs a swell from northeast passing between Cuba and Haiti. Tropical storms also bring big swells to runaways.
There are many resorts in the bay, so it´s a touristic place. No crowd in the water.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 11-04-2007
rent a board - ANybody know about renting boards here. I am just coming through Jamaica for 10 days and don't want to fork out the $ to the airlines for my boards. Rather rent one.
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