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Melekeok (Babelthuap) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed

Melekeok (Babelthuap) Surf Guide

Melekeok (Babelthuap) in Palau is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Melekeok (Babelthuap) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
30.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Melekeok (Babelthuap):

The best conditions reported for surf at Melekeok (Babelthuap) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Melekeok (Babelthuap) 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 43% of the time in August while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Melekeok (Babelthuap) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 28 September 2020, 14:11 Local Time
Monday 28
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.8
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
S 10
SSW 15
SW 15
WSW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Melekeok (Babelthuap)

Surf stats for Melekeok (Babelthuap), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Melekeok (Babelthuap)

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

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