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Aktau or Aqtau Surf Guide

Aktau or Aqtau in Caspian is an exposed beach break. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. There is too little fetch for groundswells to form and the best wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Aktau or Aqtau Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
10.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aktau or Aqtau:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aktau or Aqtau occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Aktau or Aqtau Location Map

Interactive Aktau or Aqtau surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Aktau or Aqtau is Uytash (Makhachkala) Airport (MCX) in Russia, which is 298 km (185 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Aktau or Aqtau is Bina (Baku) Airport (BAK), also in Russia, 364 km (226 miles) away.

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Aktau or Aqtau Surf Forecasts:
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Swell History at Aktau or Aqtau

Surf stats for Aktau or Aqtau, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Aktau or Aqtau

Wind stats for Aktau or Aqtau, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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