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Sai Wan Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.2

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Sai Wan Beach Surf Guide

Sai Wan Beach in - is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Sai Wan Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sai Wan Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sai Wan Beach 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 Sai Wan Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sai Wan Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 88% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
88%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sai Wan Beach Location Map

Interactive Sai Wan 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 Sai Wan Beach is Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sai Wan Beach is Baoan (Shenzhen) Airport (SZX) in China, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Sai Wan Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 02:27 Local Time
ThuFriday 16
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
Period (s) 5 5 5 4
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
E 15
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Sai Wan Beach

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

Wind History at Sai Wan Beach

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

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