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Bolina ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Bolina Surf Guide

Bolina in Lisbon is a fairly exposed reef and point break Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and pollution.

Bolina Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bolina:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bolina occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Bolina with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in April while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 87% 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
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
87%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bolina Location Map

Interactive Bolina 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 Bolina is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bolina is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 224 km (139 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Bolina Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 03:02 Local Time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NNW 10
NW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bolina

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

Wind History at Bolina

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bolina: