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Wilderness ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Wilderness Surf Guide

Wilderness in Atlantic is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells A right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips and rocks.

Wilderness Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wilderness:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Wilderness with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 58% of the time in December while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
58%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wilderness Location Map

Interactive Wilderness 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 Wilderness is Rafael Hernandez (Aguadilla) Airport (BQN) in Puerto Rico, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wilderness is Eugenio Maria De Hostos (Mayaguez) Airport (MAZ), also in Puerto Rico, 24 km (15 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Wilderness Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 00:39 Local Time
SatSunday 09
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
E 10
E 15
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Wilderness

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

Wind History at Wilderness

Wind stats for Wilderness, 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 Wilderness. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Wilderness: