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Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) Surf Guide

Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) in Fujian is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Ideal winds are from the east with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao):

The best conditions reported for surf at Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) 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 8% of the time in January while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 81% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
81%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) Location Map

Interactive Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) 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 Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) is Changle (Fuzhou) Airport (FOC) in China, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) is Matsu Airport (MZW) in Taiwan, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 April 2021, 20:14 Local Time
Saturday 10Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 2.0
NE
1.9
NE
1.8
NE
1.8
NE
Period (s) 7 7 8 7
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 40
NNE 40
NNE 40
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao)

Surf stats for Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao)

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Haitan Bay (Haitan Dao):

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.