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

Overall: 2.6

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Shelter Island Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 05:50 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
S 10
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Shelter Island in - is a very sheltered point break that only works when conditions are just right Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the optimum wave angle is from the northeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

China wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clubhouse Point, 7 km from Shelter Island.

IS AT (local time)

Shelter Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pik Shui Sun Tsuen Hong Kong wx, 5 km from Shelter Island.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
25.2 °C

Current weather near Shelter Island

Overall Shelter Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Shelter Island:


  • The closest passenger airport to Shelter Island is Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shelter Island is Baoan (Shenzhen) Airport (SZX) in China, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Macau International Airport (MFM) in Macau, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Baiyun (Guangzhou) Airport (CAN) in China is 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • Wai Sha Airport (Shantou) Airport (SWA), also in China is the fifth nearest airport to Shelter Island and is 272 km (169 miles) away.
Shelter Island break location map and break info

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