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Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) Surf Guide

Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) in Hainan is a fairly exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Riyue Bay (Riyuewan):

The best conditions reported for surf at Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in December while 73% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% 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 Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) Location Map

Interactive Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) 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 Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) is Danang International Airport (DAD) in Viet Nam, which is 359 km (223 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) is Wuxu (Nanning) Airport (NNG) in China, 491 km (305 miles) away.

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Riyue Bay (Riyuewan) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 03:17 Local Time
Thursday 25Fri
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SW 0
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Riyue Bay (Riyuewan)

Surf stats for Riyue Bay (Riyuewan), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Riyue Bay (Riyuewan)

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

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