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Dark Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.8

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Dark Reef Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.6 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 17:50 Local time
Tuesday 14Wed
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 9 8
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
W 10
Wind State glass glass off cross-

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Dark Reef in Khánh Hoà is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. Offshore winds blow from the west. The ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Pollution.

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bai Dai Nha Trang, 5 km from Dark Reef.

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Dark Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NhaTrang, 10 km from Dark Reef.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
32.1 °C

Current weather near Dark Reef

Overall Dark Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Dark Reef is Nha Trang Airport (Nhatrang) Airport (NHA) in Viet Nam, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dark Reef is Tansonnhat International (Ho Chi Minh City) Airport (SGN), also in Viet Nam, 315 km (196 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dark Reef, Khánh Hoà. Use the tab navigation above to view Dark Reef sea temperature, Dark Reef photographs, Dark Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dark Reef webcams, current wind from Khánh Hoà live weather stations and Dark Reef 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 Dark Reef.