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WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthEast
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
The island receives swell only from North (Taiwan Strait) and with several other bays and beaches, it can handle several swell size, from medium to big-big.
There are NO LOCAL SURFERS.
Kids and fishermen will come by to look at you, take time to explain.
Accomodations can be found in Pingtan but expect no Western style hotel.
Check the travel guide online at www.CathaySeas.com, "Have a clue" page.
Good shelter to leave the crowds on mainland (i'm not talking about surfers !), Haitan Dao island is a funny surf trip with good waves on a regular basis.
By Renan , 01-07-2009
anybody surfing in Fujian?? - Hi, i am new living in Fuzhou and d love to surf around... i am planning to go to Haitan Dao this weekend.. anyone up to? i have a car and few surfboards... hope to meeet a surfer in this area one of these days? :-)
By glen benedicto , 18-08-2007
surfer - anyone here in xiamen city china would want to explore hatian dao,im a sponger from philippines
By Willy , 22-11-2006
Waves - It's funny, i was just looking at google earth as i saw on the swell chart a good swell hitting China,did a search for Haitan Dao and found this.The bay east of Houtian looks like it would have a good left point setup.Anyone surf it?
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