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Padang Padang ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.8

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Padang Padang break guidePhoto by: Mauro Rogério Isola

Padang Padang Surf Guide

Padang Padang in Bali (The Bukit) is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around mid tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Padang Padang Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s54.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Padang Padang:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Padang Padang with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 99% of the time in August while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
99%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Padang Padang Location Map

Interactive Padang Padang 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 Padang Padang is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Padang Padang is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 113 km (70 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Padang Padang Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 18 January 2021, 11:26 Local Time
Monday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 20
W 20
WSW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross cross

What does Padang Padang look like?

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Swell History at Padang Padang

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

Wind History at Padang Padang

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
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