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Cox's Bazar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.4

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Cox's Bazar break guidePhoto by: Jafar Alam

Cox's Bazar Surf Guide

Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh - Chittagong is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. The ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Cox's Bazar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cox's Bazar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cox's Bazar 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 Cox's Bazar (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cox's Bazar 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 76% of the time in November while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cox's Bazar Location Map

Interactive Cox's Bazar 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 Cox's Bazar is Coxs Bazar (Cox's Bazar) Airport (CXB) in Bangladesh, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cox's Bazar is Shah Amanat International (Chittagong) Airport (CGP), also in Bangladesh, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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Cox's Bazar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 08:15 Local Time
Thursday 22
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 20
W 25
W 20
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Cox's Bazar

Surf stats for Cox's Bazar, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cox's Bazar

Wind stats for Cox's Bazar, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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