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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 01:58 Local time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
NE 5
E 5
Wind State glass on cross-

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Bang Tao in Phuket is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Thailand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Patong Beach, 10 km from Bang Tao.

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Bang Tao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pa Tong wx, 10 km from Bang Tao.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Bang Tao

Overall Bang Tao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bang Tao is Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Thailand, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bang Tao is Trang Airport (TST), also in Thailand, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Cha Ian (Nakhon Si Thammarat) Airport (NST), also in Thailand, 191 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bang Tao, Phuket. Use the tab navigation above to view Bang Tao sea temperature, Bang Tao photographs, Bang Tao detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bang Tao webcams, current wind from Phuket live weather stations and Bang Tao tide predictions. The Thailand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Thailand 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 Thailand 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 Bang Tao.