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Big Wave Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.0

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Big Wave Bay Spot ID

BWB in a typhoon, 2008, Big Wave Bay photo

Big Wave Bay

Photo credit: Stephen Hughes

Big Wave Bay  photo

Big Wave Bay

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28 sept 2013 d, Big Wave Bay photo

Big Wave Bay

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Big wave bay photo

Big Wave Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.1 °C

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:42 Local time
Wednesday 22
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 4 4 4 3
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 15
SSW 15
SW 15
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Big Wave Bay in - is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

China wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clubhouse Point, 5 km from Big Wave Bay.

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Big Wave Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tiu Keng Leng Hong Kong wx, 6 km from Big Wave Bay.

wind observation was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
30.3 °C

Current weather near Big Wave Bay

Overall Big Wave Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Wave Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Big Wave Bay is Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Wave Bay is Baoan (Shenzhen) Airport (SZX) in China, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Macau International Airport (MFM) in Macau, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Baiyun (Guangzhou) Airport (CAN) in China is 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Wai Sha Airport (Shantou) Airport (SWA), also in China is the fifth nearest airport to Big Wave Bay and is 280 km (174 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Wave Bay, Hong Kong. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Wave Bay sea temperature, Big Wave Bay photographs, Big Wave Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Wave Bay webcams, current wind from Hong Kong live weather stations and Big Wave Bay tide predictions. The China swell maps link will open up the big picture showing China 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 China 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 Wave Bay.