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Virac Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Virac Harbour Surf Guide

Virac Harbour in Catanduanes is a fairly exposed reef 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 direction is from the east. There is a left hand reef break. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Virac Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Virac Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Virac Harbour occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Virac Harbour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in December while 70% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
70%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Virac Harbour Location Map

Interactive Virac Harbour 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 Virac Harbour is Daniel Z Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport (TAC) in Philippines, which is 274 km (170 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Virac Harbour is Kalibo Airport (KLO), also in Philippines, 289 km (180 miles) away.

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Virac Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 09:49 Local Time
Sunday 07
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period (s) 10 10 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
NE 20
NE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Virac Harbour

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

Wind History at Virac Harbour

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    24km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    24km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    24km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    148km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Virac Harbour: