Big Star ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Big Star Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Surigao Del Sur, Philippines)

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Big Star Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Friday, 24 October 2014, 02:30 Local time

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Wave (m) 0.6
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0.7
NE
1.0
NE
1.0
NE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
N 5
NW 5
NW
Wind State cross-
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Big Star in Surigao Del Sur Province is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. There is a right breaking reef. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

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Live Weather:

At Butuan Mindanao, 74 km from Big Star.

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Overall Big Star Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Closest break Moshi-Moshi 2 mi
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Third closest break Jelly's Point 6 mi
Fourth closest break Glendas 7 mi
Fifth closest break Random Beach Break 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Big Star:

Closest wave buoy Western Aleutians Buoy 4176 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bering Sea Buoy 4480 mi
Third closest wave buoy Southeast Bering Sea Buoy 4646 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4820 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4834 mi

Tide stations nearest to Big Star:

Closest tide station Tandag 14 mi
Second closest tide station Lianga 43 mi
Third closest tide station Placer 44 mi
Fourth closest tide station Butuan 46 mi
Fifth closest tide station Buenavista 51 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Big Star:

Closest ski area Gokase Highland (Japan) 1644 mi
Second closest ski area Asosan (Japan) 1664 mi
Third closest ski area Kujyu (Japan) 1680 mi
Fourth closest ski area Tenzan Ski Resort (Japan) 1686 mi
Fifth closest ski area Tengu Kogen (Japan) 1731 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Star:

Closest city location Tandag (Philippines) 14 mi
Second closest city location Cabadbaran (Philippines) 40 mi
Third closest city location Bayugan (Philippines) 42 mi
Fourth closest city location Butuan (Philippines) 46 mi
Fifth closest city location Bah-Bah (Philippines) 47 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Big Star is Cagayan De Oro (Ladag) Airport (CGY) in Philippines, which is 189 km (117 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Big Star is Daniel Z Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport (TAC), also in Philippines, 249 km (155 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Star, Surigao Del Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Star sea temperature, Big Star photographs, Big Star detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Star webcams, current wind from Surigao Del Sur live weather stations and Big Star tide predictions. The Philippines swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Big Star.

 

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