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Gyongpo Beach break guidePhoto by: James

Gyongpo Beach Surf Guide

Gyongpo Beach in South Korea is an exposed sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf. The best conditions for surfing are during the cyclone season. Offshore winds are from the west. The best swell direction is from the east. The sandbar break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Gyongpo Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gyongpo Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gyongpo Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in September while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 62% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
62%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gyongpo Beach Location Map

Interactive Gyongpo 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 Gyongpo Beach is Gangneung (Kangnung) Airport (KAG) in Korea, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gyongpo Beach is Sokcho (Sokch'o) Airport (SHO), also in Korea, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Gyongpo Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 January 2023, 23:29 Local Time
Sunday 29
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Wave (m)
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Wind (km/h)
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15
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Swell History at Gyongpo Beach

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

Wind History at Gyongpo Beach

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Gyongpo Beach: