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Kamala Reef Surf Guide

Kamala Reef in Phuket is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is a left hand reef break. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of Reef.

Kamala Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kamala Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kamala Reef occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kamala Reef 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 36% of the time in November while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kamala Reef Location Map

Interactive Kamala Reef 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 Kamala Reef is Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Thailand, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kamala Reef is Trang Airport (TST), also in Thailand, 156 km (97 miles) away.

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Kamala Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 06:43 Local Time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WNW 10
WNW 15
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Swell History at Kamala Reef

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

Wind History at Kamala Reef

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

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