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Bolivar ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Bolivar Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 14:36 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
SSE 15
SSW 15
Wind State cross on cross-

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Bolivar in Texas is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. The optimum conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of urchins, rips, pollution and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gilchrist, East Bay, Texas, 2 km from Bolivar.

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Bolivar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-RLOT2, 4 km from Bolivar.

fresh winds from the ENE

Air temperature
10.3 °C

Current weather near Bolivar

Overall Bolivar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bolivar is Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS) in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bolivar is Southeast Texas Rgnl (Beaumont) Airport (BPT), also in USA, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Ellington Fld (Houston) Airport (EFD) in USA, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • William P Hobby (Houston) Airport (HOU) in USA is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • George Bush Intcntl Houston Airport (IAH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bolivar and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bolivar, Texas. Use the tab navigation above to view Bolivar sea temperature, Bolivar photographs, Bolivar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bolivar webcams, current wind from Texas live weather stations and Bolivar tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bolivar.