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Moniz's Bay Surf Guide

Moniz's Bay in - is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks,sea eggs.

Moniz's Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Moniz's Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Moniz's Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Moniz's Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in February while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
76%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Moniz's Bay Location Map

Interactive Moniz's Bay 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 Moniz's Bay is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK) in USA, which is 1102 km (684 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Moniz's Bay is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG), also in USA, 1139 km (707 miles) away.

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Moniz's Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 11:37 Local Time
Monday 04
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m)
0.1
W
0.8
SE
0.5
S
Period (s) - 9 9 4
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Moniz's Bay

Surf stats for Moniz's Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Moniz's Bay

Wind stats for Moniz's Bay, 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 Moniz's Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Moniz's Bay: