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Busan (Haeundae Beach) Surf Guide

Busan (Haeundae Beach) in South Korea is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the cyclone season. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. The ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of Rips.

Busan (Haeundae Beach) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Busan (Haeundae Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Busan (Haeundae Beach) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Busan (Haeundae Beach) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% 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 Busan (Haeundae Beach) Location Map

Interactive Busan (Haeundae Beach) 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 Busan (Haeundae Beach) is Gimhae International (Kimhae) Airport (PUS) in Korea, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Busan (Haeundae Beach) is Ulsan Airport (USN), also in Korea, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Busan (Haeundae Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 4 December 2022, 10:10 Local Time
Sunday 04
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Busan (Haeundae Beach)

Surf stats for Busan (Haeundae Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Busan (Haeundae Beach)

Wind stats for Busan (Haeundae Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Busan (Haeundae Beach). Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    304km away
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    Reliability: inconsistent
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