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

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The Core Spot ID

Kathy Tang / Surfgirl, The Core photo

The Core

Photo credit: YungYi

Kathy Tang / Taiwan, The Core photo

The Core

Photo credit: YungYi

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.8 °C

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Monday, 31 August 2015, 06:31 Local time
Monday 31
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.5
N
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
NW 15
NNW 10
NNW
Wind State glass cross cross cross

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The Core in - is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks in the line up.

Taiwan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barrels, 6 km from The Core.

IS AT (local time)

The Core Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Taibei, 42 km from The Core.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
25.2 °C

Current weather near The Core

Overall The Core Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Also see The Core surf quality by season and The Core surf quality by month.

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The Core Location Maps

The Core Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of The Core

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Core:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Core:

Tide stations nearest to The Core:

  • Closest tide station
    Chi Lung
    27 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hsinchu
    53 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Hualien City
    56 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kubura
    73 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Hikawa (Yonakuni Sima)
    78 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to The Core:

  • Closest ski area
    Tenzan Ski Resort (Japan)
    778 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Gokase Highland (Japan)
    781 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Asosan (Japan)
    793 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Kujyu (Japan)
    808 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Eden Valley Resort (South Korea)
    853 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to The Core:

  • Closest city location
    I-lan (Taiwan)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Keelung (Taiwan)
    27 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Taipei (Taiwan)
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ta-hsi (Taiwan)
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Taoyuan City (Taiwan)
    36 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Core is Sungshan (Taipei) Airport (TSA) in Taiwan, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Core is Chiang Kai Shek International (Taipei) Airport (TPE), also in Taiwan, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Hualien Airport (HUN) in Taiwan, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Yonaguni Airport (OGN) in Japan is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Taichung (Chung) Airport (TXG) in Taiwan is the fifth nearest airport to The Core and is 133 km (83 miles) away.
The Core break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Core, North. Use the tab navigation above to view The Core sea temperature, The Core photographs, The Core detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Core webcams, current wind from North live weather stations and The Core 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 The Core.