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Batu Karas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.1
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.6

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Batu Karas Spot ID

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Batu Karas

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Batu Karas

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Batu Karas

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.1 °C

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Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 03:16 Local time
Wednesday 07
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
E 20
ESE 30
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Batu Karas in Central Java is a sheltered beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Keusik Luhur, 6 km from Batu Karas.

IS AT (local time)

Batu Karas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cilacap Tunggul Wulung Airport, 57 km from Batu Karas.


Air temperature
23.9 °C

Current weather near Batu Karas

Overall Batu Karas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Batu Karas Location Maps

Batu Karas Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Batu Karas:

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Wave buoys nearest to Batu Karas:

Tide stations nearest to Batu Karas:

  • Closest tide station
    67 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    68 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    75 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    84 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    88 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Batu Karas:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Donna Buang (Australia)
    3114 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Lake Mountain (Australia)
    3116 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mount Buller (Australia)
    3130 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mt Stirling (Australia)
    3132 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mount Buffalo (Australia)
    3134 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Batu Karas:

  • Closest city location
    Sidareja (Indonesia)
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Ciamis (Indonesia)
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Kawalu (Indonesia)
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Tasikmalaya (Indonesia)
    33 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Majenang (Indonesia)
    35 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Batu Karas is Tunggul Wulung (Cilacap) Airport (CXP) in Indonesia, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Batu Karas is Penggung (Cirebon) Airport (CBN), also in Indonesia, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Husein Sastranegara (Bandung) Airport (BDO), also in Indonesia, 139 km (86 miles) away.
Batu Karas break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Batu Karas, Java - Central. Use the tab navigation above to view Batu Karas sea temperature, Batu Karas photographs, Batu Karas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Batu Karas webcams, current wind from Java - Central live weather stations and Batu Karas 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 Batu Karas.