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Bonete (Ilha Bela) Surf Guide

Bonete (Ilha Bela) in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Bonete (Ilha Bela) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bonete (Ilha Bela):

The best conditions reported for surf at Bonete (Ilha Bela) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bonete (Ilha Bela) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in May while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bonete (Ilha Bela) Location Map

Interactive Bonete (Ilha Bela) 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 Bonete (Ilha Bela) is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 93 km (58 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bonete (Ilha Bela) is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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Bonete (Ilha Bela) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 20:41 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Bonete (Ilha Bela)

Surf stats for Bonete (Ilha Bela), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bonete (Ilha Bela)

Wind stats for Bonete (Ilha Bela), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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