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Balian ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.8

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Balian Spot ID

Balian break - view from Pondok Pisces photo


Photo credit: Kathy Jackson

Peaky!, Balian photo


Photo credit: Felix

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 September 2019, 09:39 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
ESE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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Balian in Bali (West Coast) is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Balian Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bali Intl, 34 km from Balian.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Balian

Overall Balian Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Balian:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    20 mi
  • Third closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    30 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Balian is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Balian is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 124 km (77 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Balian, Bali - Kuta. Use the tab navigation above to view Balian sea temperature, Balian photographs, Balian detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Balian webcams, current wind from Bali - Kuta live weather stations and Balian tide predictions. The Indonesia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Indonesia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Indonesia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Balian.