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Shabandar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Shabandar Spot ID

Shahbandar, Shabandar photo


Photo credit: John

Shabandar beach break,Tuaran photo


Photo credit: Ivan

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.5 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 04:52 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 6 5 5 3
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Shabandar in Borneo is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Ideal winds are from the southeast. The ideal swell direction from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Rips / undertow.

Malaysia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Shabandar (0 km).

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Shabandar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kota Kinabalu, 28 km from Shabandar.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Shabandar

Overall Shabandar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Shabandar is Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) in Malaysia, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shabandar is Labuan Airport (LBU), also in Malaysia, 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Brunei International Airport (BWN) in Brunei, 197 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shabandar, Borneo. Use the tab navigation above to view Shabandar sea temperature, Shabandar photographs, Shabandar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shabandar webcams, current wind from Borneo live weather stations and Shabandar 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 Shabandar.