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The Core ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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The Core break guidePhoto by: YungYi

The Core Surf Guide

The Core in - is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks in the line up.

The Core Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Core:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing The Core 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 14% of the time in May while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Core Location Map

Interactive The Core 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 The Core is Sungshan (Taipei) Airport (TSA) in Taiwan, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Core is Chiang Kai Shek International (Taipei) Airport (TPE), also in Taiwan, 69 km (43 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Core Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 21:33 Local Time
SatSunday 28
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.9
NNE
2.1
NE
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross

Swell History at The Core

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

Wind History at The Core

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: consistent
    20km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    34km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    56km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Core: