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

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Batu Karas Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Central Java, Indonesia)

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Batu Karas Spot ID:

Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 23:34 Local time

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10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
Wind State glass on glass glass

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Batu Karas in Central Java is a sheltered beach and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Keusik Luhur, 6 km from Batu Karas.

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Batu Karas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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


Air temperature
28.5 °C

Current weather near Batu Karas

Overall Batu Karas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Visitor Reviews of Batu Karas

Sugito from INDONESIA writes:

Completely natural beach waves :-)


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Batu Karas:

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Closest break Keusik Luhur 4 mi
Second closest break Batu Hiu 5 mi
Third closest break Batu Mandi 11 mi
Fourth closest break Karang Nini 16 mi
Fifth closest break Loji 143 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Batu Karas:

Closest wave buoy Western Aleutians Buoy 5904 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bering Sea Buoy 6203 mi
Third closest wave buoy Southeast Bering Sea Buoy 6402 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 6432 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 6456 mi

Tide stations nearest to Batu Karas:

Closest tide station Astanajapura 67 mi
Second closest tide station Cirebon 68 mi
Third closest tide station Tegal 75 mi
Fourth closest tide station Pemalang 84 mi
Fifth closest tide station Petarukan 88 mi

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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

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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.
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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.


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