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Kuta Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.4

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Kuta Beach break guide

Kuta Beach Surf Guide

Kuta Beach in Bali (Kuta) is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Take care of locals and pollution.

Kuta Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kuta Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kuta Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 90% of the time in May while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
90%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kuta Beach Location Map

Interactive Kuta 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 nearest passenger airport to Kuta Beach is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Kuta Beach is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 104 km (65 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.
Kuta Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:49 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 14 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
SE 20
SE 20
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Kuta Beach

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

Wind History at Kuta Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Kuta Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kuta Beach: