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Mazu-Eikon Surf Guide

Mazu-Eikon in Zhangzhou is an exposed sandbar break. The best conditions for surfing are during the cyclone season. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. There is too little fetch for groundswells to form and the optimum wave angle is from the south southeast. The sandbar breaks offers right-handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for buoys.

Mazu-Eikon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
29.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mazu-Eikon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mazu-Eikon occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Mazu-Eikon with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in August while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% 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 Mazu-Eikon Location Map

Interactive Mazu-Eikon 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 Mazu-Eikon is Wai Sha Airport (Shantou) Airport (SWA) in China, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mazu-Eikon is Gaoqi (Xiamen) Airport (XMN), also in China, 207 km (129 miles) away.

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Mazu-Eikon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 15 August 2022, 06:48 Local Time
Monday 15
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Mazu-Eikon

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

Wind History at Mazu-Eikon

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

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