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Pilar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Pilar Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 09:42 Local time
Saturday 16
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 55
WSW 55
WSW 55
WSW 50
Wind State off off off off

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Pilar in Siargao Islands is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for locals and rocks.

Philippines wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Caridad, 6 km from Pilar.

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Pilar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 10km NW of General MacArthur, 177 km from Pilar.

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Overall Pilar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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    8 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    33 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    37 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to Pilar is Daniel Z Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport (TAC) in Philippines, which is 193 km (120 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pilar is Cagayan De Oro (Ladag) Airport (CGY), also in Philippines, 230 km (143 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pilar, Siargao Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Pilar sea temperature, Pilar photographs, Pilar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pilar webcams, current wind from Siargao Islands live weather stations and Pilar tide predictions. The Philippines swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Pilar.