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Karon Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.2 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 16:07 Local time
Wednesday 26Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
WNW 15
Wind State on cross-

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Karon Beach in Phuket is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east. Easily blown out by onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and close outs when big.

Thailand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ban Karon, 1 km from Karon Beach.

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Karon Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Khokmakham Mueang Phuket wx, 8 km from Karon Beach.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
32.0 °C

Current weather near Karon Beach

Overall Karon Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Karon Beach is Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Thailand, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Karon Beach is Trang Airport (TST), also in Thailand, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Cha Ian (Nakhon Si Thammarat) Airport (NST), also in Thailand, 196 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Karon Beach, Phuket. Use the tab navigation above to view Karon Beach sea temperature, Karon Beach photographs, Karon Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Karon Beach webcams, current wind from Phuket live weather stations and Karon Beach tide predictions. The Thailand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Thailand 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 Thailand 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 Karon Beach.