Samui International Airport is located two kilometers from the village of Chaweng. It is considered one of the most unusual airports in the world. There are no interior spaces.
Yachting season and weather in Koh Samui
Samui's climate is divided into three types: dry, hot, and rainy. The island is located between the Northern Tropic (Tropic of Cancer) and the equator. The climate here is warm and humid all year round. The humidity level is between 70 and 85 percent. The average temperature is around + 29 °C.
The most optimal weather conditions for sailing or relaxing on the beach from November to March. During this period, a stable northeast monsoon blows at a speed of 10 to 22 knots. In the high season, a light wind blows on Koh Samui from December to February, the sea is calm, intermittent rains, and the air temperature does not bring discomfort.
The hottest time of the year is from March to May. This period is suitable for those who can easily endure the heat. The air temperature is + 33 °C. During this period, the number of precipitation increases. Thunderstorms start in July and August.
Water temperature in sailing season
Air temperature in sailing season
Wind speed in sailing season
Weather forecast for yachting in Koh Samui
Upon arrival at the marina, you are usually given the forecast for the next day. You can also get storm warnings over radio links.
You can also use the following services to get information about weather conditions:
- tmd.go.th — Thailand Meteorological Department;
- windguru.cz — weather forecast, wind speed, wave direction;
- tide-forecast.com — tide tables.