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Bellows ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.5

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Surf Report Feed
Bellows break guidePhoto by: Braden Betz

Bellows Surf Guide

Bellows in Oahu is an exposed beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and private access.

Bellows Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bellows:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bellows occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bellows with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in March while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
50%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bellows Location Map

Interactive Bellows 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 closest passenger airport to Bellows is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bellows is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Bellows Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 01:45 Local Time
MonTuesday 26
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
1.5
NNW
1.5
NNW
1.9
N
1.9
N
Period (s) 13 13 16 15
Wind (km/h)
30
20
20
20
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Bellows

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

Wind History at Bellows

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

Bellows Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 7 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.5
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s21.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.4
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.4
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.3
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Jere o myers from United States
“Bellows Boogie Boarding is great. You can wade far out and the small waves are great for family fun of all ages. My Wife 71, Me 73, Grand Daughter 10, Love the not crowded Beach. Sand, Sand, Sand. Bare feet.”

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    6km away

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