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Lista (Bausje) Surf Guide

Lista (Bausje) in South and West Norway is a reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the west. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Lista (Bausje) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lista (Bausje):

The best conditions reported for surf at Lista (Bausje) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lista (Bausje) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in January while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% 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 Lista (Bausje) Location Map

Interactive Lista (Bausje) 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 Lista (Bausje) is Lista Airport (FAN) in Norway, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lista (Bausje) is Kristiansand Kjevik Airport (KRS), also in Norway, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Lista (Bausje) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 06:25 Local Time
Saturday 25
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Lista (Bausje)

Surf stats for Lista (Bausje), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Lista (Bausje)

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Lista (Bausje):