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Shek O ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Shek O Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.3 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 01:29 Local time
MonTuesday 11
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 15
NNE 15
N 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Shek O in - is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

China wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clubhouse Point, 6 km from Shek O.

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Shek O Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waglan Island, 7 km from Shek O.

light winds from the N

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Overall Shek O Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Shek O is Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shek O is Baoan (Shenzhen) Airport (SZX) in China, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Macau International Airport (MFM) in Macau, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Baiyun (Guangzhou) Airport (CAN) in China is 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Wai Sha Airport (Shantou) Airport (SWA), also in China is the fifth nearest airport to Shek O and is 281 km (175 miles) away.
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