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Cenang Beach (The Cliff) Surf Guide

Cenang Beach (The Cliff) in Peninsular Malaysia is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the east northeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Cenang Beach (The Cliff) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
30.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cenang Beach (The Cliff):

The best conditions reported for surf at Cenang Beach (The Cliff) occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cenang Beach (The Cliff) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cenang Beach (The Cliff) 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 Cenang Beach (The Cliff) Location Map

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Cenang Beach (The Cliff) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 16:45 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 9 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Cenang Beach (The Cliff)

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

Wind History at Cenang Beach (The Cliff)

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

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