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Lightning Bolt ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lightning Bolt Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.6 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 18:00 Local time
Tuesday 22Wed
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross-

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Lightning Bolt in - is an exposed point break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast.Surfers ride left hand point. Rarely crowded here.

Taiwan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Ruifang junior high school Ruifang District wx, 22 km from Lightning Bolt.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
14.3 °C

Current weather near Lightning Bolt

Overall Lightning Bolt Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Lightning Bolt:

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    37 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lightning Bolt is Sungshan (Taipei) Airport (TSA) in Taiwan, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lightning Bolt is Chiang Kai Shek International (Taipei) Airport (TPE), also in Taiwan, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Hualien Airport (HUN) in Taiwan, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Yonaguni Airport (OGN) in Japan is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Taichung (Chung) Airport (TXG) in Taiwan is the fifth nearest airport to Lightning Bolt and is 149 km (93 miles) away.
Lightning Bolt break location map and break info

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