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Blue Bowls break guidePhoto by: Steve Haines

Blue Bowls Surf Guide

Blue Bowls in Huvadhoo Atoll is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest with some shelter here from west southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. There is a right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of coral, sharks and rips.

Blue Bowls Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Blue Bowls:

The best conditions reported for surf at Blue Bowls occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Blue Bowls with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in February while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Blue Bowls Location Map

Interactive Blue Bowls 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 Blue Bowls is Male International Airport (MLE) in Maldives, which is 441 km (274 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Blue Bowls is Thiruvananthapuram International (Trivandrum) Airport (TRV) in India, 1004 km (624 miles) away.

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Blue Bowls Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 6 February 2023, 15:10 Local Time
Monday 06
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m)
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h)
20
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Blue Bowls

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

Wind History at Blue Bowls

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

Blue Bowls Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s54.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.3
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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jnan ahmed from Maldives
“Bluebowl is the most amazing surfing spot I've ever surf in Maldives..still miss that bowly section of Bluebowl ..wow!!”

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