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Yin Yang Surf Guide

Yin Yang in North Male Atoll is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. The best wind direction is from the west northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Yin Yang Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Yin Yang:

The best conditions reported for surf at Yin Yang occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Yin Yang with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 87% of the time in April while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Yin Yang 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.

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Yin Yang Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 12:59 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 10
WSW 10
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Yin Yang

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

Wind History at Yin Yang

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

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