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China Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.4

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China Beach Spot ID

As of Sept. 22 at 9:30 AM Vietnam time, China Beach photo

China Beach

Photo credit: Darrel

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China Beach

Photo credit: Darrel

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China Beach

Photo credit: mark ecott

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.5 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 20:47 Local time
WedThursday 17
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 30
NE 35
NE 35
Wind State cross-
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China Beach in Da Nang is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the optimum wave angle is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At China Beach (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

China Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Da Nang International Airport, 10 km from China Beach.

light winds from the WNW

Light rain
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Current weather near China Beach

Overall China Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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China Beach Location Maps

China Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to China Beach:

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Tide stations nearest to China Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    152 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    165 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    174 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to China Beach:

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Town and city forecasts close to China Beach:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    58 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    68 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to China Beach is Danang International Airport (DAD) in Viet Nam, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to China Beach is Pakse Airport (PKZ) in Laos, 285 km (177 miles) away.
China Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for China Beach, Da Nang. Use the tab navigation above to view China Beach sea temperature, China Beach photographs, China Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, China Beach webcams, current wind from Da Nang live weather stations and China Beach tide predictions. The Vietnam swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Vietnam 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 Vietnam 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 China Beach.