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BBC Surf Guide

BBC in - is a quite exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southeast. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks and jellyfish.

BBC Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing BBC:

The best conditions reported for surf at BBC occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf BBC (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing BBC with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 92% of the time in August while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
92%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore BBC Location Map

Interactive BBC surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to BBC is Masirah Airport (MSH) in Oman, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to BBC is Seeb International (Muscat) Airport (MCT), also in Oman, 328 km (204 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 23 May 2022, 03:02 Local Time
Monday 23
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
1.9
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
40
35
35
35
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at BBC

Surf stats for BBC, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at BBC

Wind stats for BBC, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near BBC. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    43km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To BBC: