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Kudat ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.6

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Kudat Spot ID

Isaac-being surfing 1month-taught by IHS, Kudat photo


Photo credit: Ian Haldane Smithi

Akers and Elvin, Kudat photo


Photo credit: Ian Haldane Smith

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.6 °C

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 19:09 Local time
Wednesday 25Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 7 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 10
NNW 15
ESE 20
Wind State cross-

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Kudat in Borneois a beach break that has quite reliable surf. Offshore winds blow from the south. The ideal swell direction from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of .

Malaysia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Kudat Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kudat Airport, 15 km from Kudat.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Kudat

Overall Kudat Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • Closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    70 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    86 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    96 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    106 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Kudat:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Kudat is Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) in Malaysia, which is 144 km (89 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kudat is Labuan Airport (LBU), also in Malaysia, 253 km (157 miles) away.
Kudat break location map and break info

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

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