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Topic: any surf in october.in kata beach

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By:

james

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any surf in october.in kata beach

« on: September 23 2009 21:09:00 »

Hy guys, i will be near kata beach at the begining of october,please anyone can tell me if any surf even small will be possible in that time,also is easy to rent a short boar,a big thanks for your answers.

By:

Somjai

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #1 on: September 30 2009 20:09:00 »

There will be waves this year in October...right now about 2 metres

Check this website for the info saltwater-dreaming.com

By:

nick

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #2 on: October 05 2009 14:10:00 »

Yo,

i just got back from Kata beach a few days ago.  The waves were flat around the 20th of sept. but were picking up each day.  Apparently it was 1 - 2 meters a week after that.  

i was there i June and it was easily 2 - 2.5 meters.  Sure...you can find short boards.  Check out the south side of the beach (just at the south end of beach road) you'll find a few guys renting boards of all sizes.

Good luck

By:

james

RE: thanks guys

« Reply #3 on: October 10 2009 02:10:00 »

Thanks guys,jast back from kata,waves was about 6 feet but wind blow so strong,the only good day i had was a bit smaller like 4 feet with no wind but even like this i not consider kata a good spoot or maybe i was there in the wrong time,thanks for the answers and have good surf holiday in thailand,
James

By:

dmt

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #4 on: October 15 2009 09:10:00 »

I was there the first week of October too.  Strong, constant onshore winds, but decent-ish shape.  Short period swell, warm water, head high to double overhead on the biggest waves.  Lots of bathers and beginners on the inside. There's a rip that helps carry you out at the south end, so the paddle out isn't bad.  I didn't like the pollution -- intermittently, there were tons of plastic in the water, from  chopped up bits to large floating bags.  Sometimes ther was nasty yellow foam too.  My wife wants to go again, but I'm a little less enthusiatic.  The big positive was that, while onshore, the waves were steady for the 7 days we were there.  Looks pretty consistent to me, in that respect.

By:

Surfadin

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #5 on: October 02 2010 14:10:00 »

I will be in Kata Beach from October to March, which from what I have read, seems to be small to flat.  Any chances for shortboarding at all???  If not, where is the closest place to score good surf???

By:

pj

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #6 on: October 03 2010 00:10:00 »

October to March, that is the worth period of the year for surfing. Closest place will be Srilanka or Bali. (not too expensive with airasia)
If you're lucky enough, maybe some waves in october.
But u should have good time anyway, do some SUP...

By:

Surfadin

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #7 on: October 03 2010 17:10:00 »

Shoots bro...  c'mon,  there has got to be a little bump somewhere on the phuket coastline during that time period???  Where are the most consistant breaks?

By:

pj

RE: any surf in october.in kata beach

« Reply #8 on: October 05 2010 13:10:00 »

Sorry mate. Maybe you have some chances by beg of October but then you have to be very lucky to get something. SItuation is the same on all Phuket coast wherever you go.


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