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Tawu ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Tawu Surf Guide

Tawu in - is an exposed river break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Tawu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tawu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tawu occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Tawu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in May while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tawu Location Map

Interactive Tawu 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 Tawu is Fengnin Airport (TTT) in Taiwan, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tawu is Pingtung South Airport (PIF), also in Taiwan, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Tawu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 23:18 Local Time
TueWednesday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.0
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
SSE 5
SE 10
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Tawu

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

Wind History at Tawu

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

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