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Vung Tau (Back Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.9

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Vung Tau (Back Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Vietnam)

Vung Tau (Back Beach) Spot ID

Turning the surf scene in Vung Tau up-side-down by Le Thanh Phuong (Phoebe), Vung Tau (Back Beach) photo

Vung Tau (Back Beach)

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Point break under Jesus, Vung Tau (Back Beach) photo

Vung Tau (Back Beach)

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Back Beach score, Vung Tau (Back Beach) photo

Vung Tau (Back Beach)

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Friday, 20 April 2018, 09:51 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
E 30
ESE 30
ESE 25
Wind State on cross-

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Vung Tau (Back Beach) in Ba Ria-Vung Tauis a beach break that has very consistent waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west. The ideal swell direction from the east. Crowds are never a problem here. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vung Tau, Vietnam, 3 km from Vung Tau (Back Beach).

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Vung Tau (Back Beach) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NhaBE, 54 km from Vung Tau (Back Beach).

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
27.6 °C

Current weather near Vung Tau (Back Beach)

Overall Vung Tau (Back Beach) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Vung Tau (Back Beach) Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Vung Tau (Back Beach) is Tansonnhat International (Ho Chi Minh City) Airport (SGN) in Viet Nam, which is 71 km (44 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Vung Tau (Back Beach) is Pochentong International (Phnom-penh) Airport (PNH) in Cambodia, 280 km (174 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Vung Tau (Back Beach), Ba Ria-Vung Tau. Use the tab navigation above to view Vung Tau (Back Beach) sea temperature, Vung Tau (Back Beach) photographs, Vung Tau (Back Beach) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Vung Tau (Back Beach) webcams, current wind from Ba Ria-Vung Tau live weather stations and Vung Tau (Back Beach) tide predictions. The Vietnam swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Vietnam 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 Vietnam 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 Vung Tau (Back Beach).