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Batu Buruk break guidePhoto by: Randy Uthe

Batu Buruk Surf Guide

Batu Buruk in Peninsular Malaysia is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Batu Buruk Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Batu Buruk:

The best conditions reported for surf at Batu Buruk occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Batu Buruk with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in November while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% 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).

Explore Batu Buruk Location Map

Interactive Batu Buruk 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 closest passenger airport to Batu Buruk is Sultan Mahmud (Kuala Terengganu) Airport (TGG) in Malaysia, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Batu Buruk is Kerteh Airport (KTE), also in Malaysia, 93 km (58 miles) away.

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Batu Buruk Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 15:13 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Batu Buruk

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

Wind History at Batu Buruk

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

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