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Turtle Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.6

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Turtle Head Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.5 °C

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 05:07 Local time
Wednesday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 -
Wind (km/h) 30
S 30
S 35
SSW 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Turtle Head in NW Luzon is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rocks,seaweed.

Philippines wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Badoc Island Lefts, 1 km from Turtle Head.

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Turtle Head Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laoag International Airport/Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Laoag, 30 km from Turtle Head.

light winds from the SSW

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Turtle Head

Overall Turtle Head Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    65 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    68 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to Turtle Head is Baguio Airport (BAG) in Philippines, which is 173 km (107 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Turtle Head is Ninoy Aquino International (Manila) Airport (MNL), also in Philippines, 385 km (239 miles) away.
Turtle Head break location map and break info

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