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Bill's Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Bill's Bowls Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.7 °C

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Friday, 23 February 2018, 16:30 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 20
WNW 20
NNW 15
Wind State cross-

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Bill's Bowls in Sonoma Countyis a reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fort Ross, California, 2 km from Bill's Bowls.

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Bill's Bowls Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Timber Cove wx, 3 km from Bill's Bowls.


Air temperature
14.5 °C

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Overall Bill's Bowls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bill's Bowls is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 121 km (75 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bill's Bowls is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in USA is 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Sacramento Executive Airport (SAC), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bill's Bowls and is 155 km (96 miles) away.
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