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

Overall: 3.0

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Tawu Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 18:43 Local time
Tuesday 21Wed
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
WSW 20
WSW 20
Wind State cross-

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Tawu in - is an exposed river break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Taiwan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Tawu (0 km).

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Tawu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hengchun (=467590), 38 km from Tawu.

light winds from the SW

continuous moderate rain
Air temperature
28.9 °C

Current weather near Tawu

Overall Tawu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tawu is Fengnin Airport (TTT) in Taiwan, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tawu is Pingtung South Airport (PIF), also in Taiwan, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) in Taiwan, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Green Island Airport (GNI) in Taiwan is 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Lanyu Airport (KYD), also in Taiwan is the fifth nearest airport to Tawu and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tawu, South. Use the tab navigation above to view Tawu sea temperature, Tawu photographs, Tawu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tawu webcams, current wind from South live weather stations and Tawu tide predictions. The Taiwan swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Taiwan 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 Taiwan 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 Tawu.