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Bikini break guidePhoto by: Irene BC

Bikini Surf Guide

Bikini in South Uruguay is an exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers and also offers a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Take care of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Bikini Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bikini:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bikini occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bikini with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in April while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bikini Location Map

Interactive Bikini 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 Bikini is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bikini is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 115 km (71 miles) away.

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Bikini Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 00:59 Local Time
Wednesday 25
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
25
Wind State on cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bikini

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

Wind History at Bikini

Wind stats for Bikini, 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 Bikini. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bikini: