Pangandaran is one of West Java's best kept secrets, lying on the south coast of West Java at 91 km/56.5 mi away from the town of Ciamis. It gives in the Indian Ocean and lies halfway between Bandung and Yogyakarta. Characterized by unique black and white sand, calmed waved beaches and spectacular sunsets, it is also a renowned surfing destination.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Kings Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Kings beach is the most popular surf beach in Caloundra. Also, the foreshore area caters for a variety of facilities, including picnic tables and playgrounds for the kids. Kings beach is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf all year long. Offshore winds blow from the northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southeast.
Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 4 m/12 ft. In addition, the best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. The spot is appropriate for both beginners and experienced surfers.
Keep in mind that it is a crowded spot, especially during weekends. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 9%, in winter at 14% and in spring at 9%. Last but not least, apart from surfing Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of rips, rocks and localism.