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Paishawan Beach break guidePhoto by: cusurfac

Paishawan Beach Surf Guide

Paishawan Beach in - is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Paishawan Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Paishawan Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Paishawan Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Paishawan Beach 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 3% of the time in August while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% 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 Paishawan Beach Location Map

Interactive Paishawan 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 closest passenger airport to Paishawan Beach is Sungshan (Taipei) Airport (TSA) in Taiwan, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Paishawan Beach is Chiang Kai Shek International (Taipei) Airport (TPE), also in Taiwan, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Paishawan Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 April 2023, 06:52 Local Time
Saturday 01
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-
on on

Swell History at Paishawan Beach

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

Wind History at Paishawan Beach

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

Paishawan Beach Reviews:

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Based on 3 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s44.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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mjo from Taiwan
“This is nice beach to hang out. The surf is not nearly as consistent as on the East side of Taiwan and it can be windy, but occasionally there are some waves here. You also have to get the timing of the tide just right.

I recommend the Mango icee (bing sa) at the Barefoot cafe.”

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    • Icon river  redRiver
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: consistent
    55km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: consistent
    61km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    66km away

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