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Kenting ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Kenting Surf Guide

Kenting in - is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Kenting Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kenting:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kenting occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Kenting with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in April while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kenting Location Map

Interactive Kenting 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 Kenting is Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) in Taiwan, 81 km (50 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kenting is Lanyu Airport (KYD), also in Taiwan, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Kenting Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10:38 Local Time
Tuesday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.1
ESE
1.0
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
E 20
SE 20
SE
Wind State on cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Kenting

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

Wind History at Kenting

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

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