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Vung Tau (Back Beach) Surf Forecast / Ba Ria-Vung Tau / Vietnam

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 08 Feb 2023 +07
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Vung Tau (Back Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vung Tau (Back Beach) sea temperature is 26.6 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.4 min: 23.9 °C)
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Vung Tau (Back Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vung Tau (Back Beach) sea temperature is 26.6 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.4 min: 23.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Ba Ria-Vung Tau

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 71 km away suggest it is still onshore at Vung Tau (Back Beach) (light winds from the E.(Wind varies from 360 to 170 degs) at Ho Chi Minh/Tan Son Nhat International Airport).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Vung Tau (Back Beach) this week:

The surf forecast for Vung Tau (Back Beach) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Feb 15) at 10AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.1m and 5s period. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Vung Tau (Back Beach) in the next 12 days are 1.6m 6s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 10) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (+07) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10AM (Wed 15th Feb)3.5ft (1.1m) 5s
Best Surf10AM (Wed 15th Feb)3.5ft (1.1m) 5s
Most Powerful 1AM (Fri 10th Feb)5ft (1.6m) 6s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Vung Tau (Back Beach) over the next 12 days.

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Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
000000000000000000000100000100100000
Swell
Height Map
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.9.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
E
1
E
1.5
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.6
E
1.3
E
1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.8
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
2
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.7
E
1.3
E
1
E
1.2
E
0.9
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.9
E
Period(s) (?)5565566555544545544445677776655510554
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)5156165706218710551605334302512101915151382162854191841672541246776462094232128
Wind
(km/h)
20
E
30
E
35
E
30
E
30
ESE
30
E
30
E
30
ESE
30
E
25
E
25
ESE
25
E
20
E
20
SE
20
E
20
E
20
SE
20
ESE
20
E
20
SE
30
ESE
5
NE
30
E
30
ENE
20
E
35
E
30
ENE
10
E
30
ESE
30
E
5
NNE
30
ESE
25
E
5
NNE
25
SE
20
E
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
onononononononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
onglassononononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
oncrosscross-
on
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:18PM
3.62
2:51AM
3.67
4:36PM
3.60
3:31AM
3.57
4:53PM
3.57
4:14AM
3.43
5:10PM
3.54
5:06AM
3.26
5:29PM
3.51
6:17AM
3.08
5:51PM
3.48
8:08AM
2.97
6:20PM
3.45
10:20AM
3.06
7:05PM
3.42
12:04PM
3.31
8:28PM
3.41
1:05PM
3.56
10:01PM
3.49
1:47PM
3.75
11:16PM
3.65
2:23PM
3.87
12:20AM
3.82
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:42PM
2.34
9:54AM
0.92
10:15PM
2.19
10:23AM
1.15
10:49PM
2.03
10:52AM
1.44
11:27PM
1.86
11:22AM
1.79
12:10AM
1.69
11:55AM
2.16
1:02AM
1.53
12:34PM
2.55
2:09AM
1.36
1:31PM
2.91
3:32AM
1.14
3:41PM
3.16
4:54AM
0.86
5:55PM
3.14
6:01AM
0.55
6:52PM
2.99
6:57AM
0.31
7:34PM
2.76

Note: the tide data above is for Vung Tau, Vietnam which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Vung Tau (Back Beach).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Vung Tau (Back Beach) blow from the W

Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C272726272725272625272625272625272625262625262625272625262625272625272625
Low °C272525272525262524262525262525262524262524262624262524262524262523262524
Feels °C (?)272624262624262525262626282626282625272725302421252321282423272523272524
Sunrise6:13--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:09--6:09--
Sunset-5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:59--5:59--5:59--5:59--5:59--6:00--6:00--6:00-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 24°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Sat morning, min 24°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Thu morning, min 24°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, strong winds from the E by Thu afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the E on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NNE by Sat morning).

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Information about the Vung Tau (Back Beach) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Vung Tau (Back Beach) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Vung Tau (Back Beach) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Vung Tau (Back Beach) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Vung Tau (Back Beach)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Vung Tau (Back Beach) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Vung Tau (Back Beach) is 3 km (2 miles) from the city of Vungtau. If you plan a holiday in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, look for hotels and other accommodation in Vungtau. Vungtau has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.