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Ketewel ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ketewel Surf Guide

Ketewel in Bali (Sanur) is a sheltered reef break that does not work very often. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A right hand reef. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, pollution and sharks.

Ketewel Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ketewel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ketewel occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ketewel with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in March while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 84% 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 Ketewel Location Map

Interactive Ketewel 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 nearest passenger airport to Ketewel is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ketewel is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Ketewel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 18:20 Local Time
Friday 07Sat
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
ESE 10
ESE 10
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Ketewel

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

Wind History at Ketewel

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

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