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Flame Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Flame Bowls Surf Guide

Flame Bowls in Vezo Reefs is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A left hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Take care of coral, sharks and rocks.

Flame Bowls Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Flame Bowls:

The best conditions reported for surf at Flame Bowls occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Flame Bowls with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 66% of the time in June while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
66%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Flame Bowls Location Map

Interactive Flame 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 Flame Bowls is Toliara Airport (TLE) in Madagascar, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Flame Bowls is Morombe Airport (MXM), also in Madagascar, 211 km (131 miles) away.

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Flame Bowls Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 04:14 Local Time
Friday 14
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
ESE 15
SSW 25
SSW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Flame Bowls

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

Wind History at Flame Bowls

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

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