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Ingu Beach Surf Guide

Ingu Beach in South Korea is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. The best conditions for surfing are during the cyclone season. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. The ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Ingu Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ingu Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ingu Beach 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 23% of the time in January while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ingu Beach Location Map

Interactive Ingu 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 Ingu Beach is Sokcho (Sokch'o) Airport (SHO) in Korea, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ingu Beach is Gangneung (Kangnung) Airport (KAG), also in Korea, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ingu Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 13:35 Local Time
Tuesday 13
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.5
SE
0.7
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 8 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
W 15
W 20
W
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Ingu Beach

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

Wind History at Ingu Beach

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

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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.