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Bird Point (Tidal Bore) ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Bird Point (Tidal Bore) Surf Guide

Bird Point(Tidal Bore) in Mainland is a sheltered point break that only works when conditions are just right The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells provide any waves and the ideal wave direction is from the south.. Rarely crowded here. Beware of Extreme rips and deep mud.

Bird Point (Tidal Bore) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
2.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bird Point (Tidal Bore):

The best conditions reported for surf at Bird Point (Tidal Bore) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bird Point (Tidal Bore) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bird Point (Tidal Bore) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in January while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
56%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bird Point (Tidal Bore) Location Map

Interactive Bird Point (Tidal Bore) 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 Bird Point (Tidal Bore) is Kenai Muni Airport (ENA) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bird Point (Tidal Bore) is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC), also in USA, 91 km (57 miles) away.

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Bird Point (Tidal Bore) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 16:07 Local Time
SatSun
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SSE
1.4
S
1.2
S
1.0
S
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 30
NE 35
NE 35
NE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Bird Point (Tidal Bore)

Surf stats for Bird Point (Tidal Bore), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bird Point (Tidal Bore)

Wind stats for Bird Point (Tidal Bore), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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