Bali Surf Report and Surf Forecast

Sep
20
2021

Intermediate surf guiding at Uluwatu

We were out at dawn this morning, to catch the perfect tide before it rushed in to a high of 2.2 metres. As expected, the swell had dropped overnight and Impossibles and Bingin were very clean but a bit small. Uluwatu was overhead, and a perfect size for most surfers, but there was morning sickness and was less than perfect. Only 1 guy out on the peak early and he was getting plenty of waves but the rides were rather short. The racetrack was the best section this morning and if you were patient there were a few 200-300 metre rides to be had. Swell is forecast to drop in size again tomorrow and be in the head high range for about a week.

Sep
19
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Bingin

Perfect uncrowded Bingin 3 days in a row is hard to believe. Today was the best with very consistent overhead sets, perfect wind and tide, delivering lots of fun barrels. All the signs are that Bali will soon open to general tourism. Best to come here soon if you want to enjoy uncrowded surfs and quiet roads.

Sep
18
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Bingin

Swell size was again smaller than expected from forecast, but perfect size for Bingin. At beginning of the session the waves were slow coming and a very strong offshore wind. As the tide dropped the waves came more frequently and the wind dropped off. Bingin can handle the strongest wind as it is tucked under the high Bukit cliffs. A cross offshore wind works good here as it holds up the barrel, but does not affect the wave quality as close to the shore. Another perfect day of surfing in Bali.

Sep
17
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Bingin

The swell was a bit smaller than expected today, and hard choice to pick the right spot. We decided on Bingin which is a perfect machine wave as was relatively uncrowded. Set waves were perfect size for Bingin (overhead) and the smaller shoulder-head high waves were still fun and throwing little barrels. Surf is expected to bump up in size tomorrow, and all breaks from Uluwatu to Balanagan will be firing all weekend.

Sep
16
2021

Intermediate surf guiding at Uluwatu

Head high, perfect waves at Bali’s premier surf spot this morning. We were the first ones out this morning and it was worth the early start to get a few rides before anyone else paddled out. As the morning progressed, there were more people coming, but we were already heading back for breakfast by 8am. Surf is forecast to pick up this afternoon and will be pumping until Monday.

Sep
14
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Impossible

Swell is a little bit smaller today, but also cleaner conditions and less crowded. The waves were a bit slow coming today and not many good ones, but always at Uluwatu there were a few perfect long rides to be had. It is forecast to be much smaller tomorrow, but there will be another solid swell arriving Thursday and lasting throughout the weekend.

Sep
13
2021

Intermediate surf guiding at Uluwatu

Smaller swell today and mostly head high waves, with the occasional bigger set. Waves were quite soft today and perfect conditions for intermediates to practice turns. The peak was not breaking good today, but the racetrack had some fun waves coming through. Light offshore winds and partially sunny.

Sep
10
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Impossible

The swell was quite small at 6am and it looked like Uluwatu would be the go, but as the tide came in the new swell arrived and there were some solid sets coming through. We decided on Impossibles for a change and was very good at start of the session. Around 9am the wind came on strong, and many of the waves were too fast. There was some bombs that were not too fast. The trick as Impossibles is to pick the wave with a short line as these break the slowest. Long line waves are too fast.

Sep
08
2021

Advanced surf guiding at Uluwatu

Uluwatu today the condition of the waves is small than yesterday. The wind was medium strength, but blowing straight offshore so clean, quality waves on all sections of Uluwatu from Temples down to the Racetrack. Not very powerful waves today, which is great conditions for advanced surfer to improve their surfing technique.