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Golden Bay Surf Guide

Golden Bay in Malta - Mediterranean is a quite exposed sandbar break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Able to handle light onshore wind The short fetch makes for windswells rather than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the west. The sandbar breaks offer left-handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

Golden Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Golden Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Golden Bay occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Golden Bay Location Map

Interactive Golden Bay 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 Golden Bay is Luqa (Malta) Airport (MLA) in Malta, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Golden Bay is Lampedusa Airport (LMP) in Italy, 163 km (101 miles) away.

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Golden Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 3 December 2022, 16:48 Local Time
Saturday 03Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
0.3
W
0.8
WNW
0.6
WSW
Period (s) 4 - 4 5
Wind (km/h)
45
35
25
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Golden Bay

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

Wind History at Golden Bay

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Golden Bay: