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Balangan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.4

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Balangan Surf Guide

Balangan in Bali (The Bukit) is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Balangan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Balangan:

The best conditions reported for surf at Balangan occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Balangan (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Balangan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 99% of the time in July while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
99%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Balangan Location Map

Interactive Balangan 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 Balangan is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Balangan is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Balangan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10:47 Local Time
Tuesday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
ESE 15
SE 20
SE
Wind State off off off off

What does Balangan look like?

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Swell History at Balangan

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

Wind History at Balangan

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s54.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away

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