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Bonnet Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Bonnet Point Surf Guide

Bonnet Point in Rhode Island is a reasonably exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the north with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast.There is a left breaking point here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Bonnet Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
8.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bonnet Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bonnet Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in March 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 Bonnet Point Location Map

Interactive Bonnet Point 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 Bonnet Point is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bonnet Point is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Bonnet Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 11:19 Local Time
Thursday 22
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.3
S
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 7 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
WNW 30
WNW 25
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bonnet Point

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

Wind History at Bonnet Point

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

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