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Uluwatu ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.4
Difficulty Level: 3.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.6

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Uluwatu break guidePhoto by: Jason Macleod

Uluwatu Surf Guide

Uluwatu in Bali (The Bukit) is an exposed reef and point break that is often working. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Uluwatu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Uluwatu:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Uluwatu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 99% of the time in August while 1% 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
99%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
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 Uluwatu Location Map

Interactive Uluwatu 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 Uluwatu is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS) in Indonesia, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Uluwatu is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI), also in Indonesia, 115 km (71 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Uluwatu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 15:18 Local Time
Sunday 20Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
20
20
15
15
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Uluwatu

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

Wind History at Uluwatu

Wind stats for Uluwatu, 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 Uluwatu. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Uluwatu: