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Bamboo Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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Bamboo Island Surf Guide

Bamboo Island in Cambodia is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Short period wind swells are the rule and the best wave direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Bamboo Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bamboo Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bamboo Island occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bamboo Island 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 1% of the time in May while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bamboo Island Location Map

Interactive Bamboo Island 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 Bamboo Island is Pochentong International (Phnom-penh) Airport (PNH) in Cambodia, which is 183 km (114 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bamboo Island is Siem Reap (Siem-reap) Airport (REP), also in Cambodia, 325 km (202 miles) away.

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Bamboo Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 12:44 Local Time
Saturday 05
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) -
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-
-
0.1
S
0.1
S
Period (s) - - 2 2
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
S 10
SSW 5
E
Wind State off cross-
on
on glass

Swell History at Bamboo Island

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

Wind History at Bamboo Island

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

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