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Thailand ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Thailand Surf Guide

Thailand in Simeulue Island is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Thailand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Thailand:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Thailand with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 67% of the time in May while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
67%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Thailand Location Map

Interactive Thailand 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 Thailand is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 204 km (127 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Thailand is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 294 km (183 miles) away.

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Thailand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 19:37 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 20
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 15
WNW 15
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Thailand

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

Wind History at Thailand

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Thailand. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    94km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    118km away

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