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Malaking Gasang (Baler) Surf Guide

Malaking Gasang (Baler) in West Luzon is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. There is no reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Malaking Gasang (Baler) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Malaking Gasang (Baler):

The best conditions reported for surf at Malaking Gasang (Baler) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Malaking Gasang (Baler) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 58% of the time in May while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Malaking Gasang (Baler) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 March 2023, 13:06 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Malaking Gasang (Baler)

Surf stats for Malaking Gasang (Baler), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Malaking Gasang (Baler)

Wind stats for Malaking Gasang (Baler), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Malaking Gasang (Baler) Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
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puki from Philippines
“The left hand points and reefs up this way are sick BUT they need a maxed out 10'-12' waves hitting sabang, cobra etc on a 15'+++ swell for it to turn on this far north. It does happen maybe a couple of times a year if you are lucky.”

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