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Patong Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Patong Beach Spot ID

South Patong beach photo

Patong Beach

Photo credit: Peter

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 02:36 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 30
E 25
Wind State cross-

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Patong Beach in Phuket is a quite exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of rips, close outs.

Thailand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Patong Beach, 1 km from Patong Beach.

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Patong Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Phuket, 12 km from Patong Beach.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Patong Beach

Overall Patong Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Patong Beach is Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Thailand, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Patong Beach is Trang Airport (TST), also in Thailand, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Cha Ian (Nakhon Si Thammarat) Airport (NST), also in Thailand, 193 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Patong Beach, Phuket. Use the tab navigation above to view Patong Beach sea temperature, Patong Beach photographs, Patong Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Patong Beach webcams, current wind from Phuket live weather stations and Patong 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 Patong Beach.