Bali’s Padang Bai Port closure extended again as big waves, dangerous conditions continue

The closure of Bali’s Port of Padang Bai for fast boats going to Gili has been extended again, this time until July 29—or until conditions improve. The Port Authority (KSOP) previously shut down fast boat crossings from the port on July 19 and then extended the route block until July 25. Conditions didn’t improve by ...

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Swell Time: Tides crazy high in Bali (VIDEOS)

Swell Time: Tides crazy high in Bali (VIDEOS)

Big waves have been rolling into Bali’s southern beaches with “monster” high tides, signaling the arrival of some serious swell. Anyone else getting some serious flashbacks...

Business good for Bali helicopter company during fast boat shutdown

Business good for Bali helicopter company during fast boat shutdown

A company chartering helicopters in Bali has seen an uptick in business with choppy conditions not allowing for fast boats to make crossings to popular destinations from Bali’s...

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Waves are smashing hard into the cliff-side at Angel’s Billabong on the island of Nusa Penida in a video quickly going viral since it was posted yesterday. Nusa Penida, a part...

High alert in Bali’s Padang Padang for Rip Curl Cup to be held Sunday

High alert in Bali’s Padang Padang for Rip Curl Cup to be held Sunday

There may be a showdown of some of the world’s best barrel riders at Bali’s legendary Padang Padang break this weekend if conditions deliver for the Rip Curl Cup. The...

Intense weather delays a few flights at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport

Intense weather delays a few flights at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport

While Bali’s Mount Agung has been busy erupting, it’s not the volcano that’s been disrupting flights from the resort island—it’s heavy rains. Bad weather has affected...

Thousands head home as Mt. Agung alert level finally lowered

Thousands head home as Mt. Agung alert level finally lowered

Thousands of people who were forced to evacuate their houses on the Indonesian island of Bali because of a rumbling volcano can now return home, authorities said today as they...

Super Blue Blood Moon fails to reveal itself in Bali, thanks to cloudy conditions

Super Blue Blood Moon fails to reveal itself in Bali, thanks to cloudy conditions

Sky-watchers in Bali last night were disappointed—Coconuts Bali included—when the Super Blue Blood Moon failed to be visible on account of cloudy weather conditions. The moon...

Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse viewable from Bali tonight, Balinese myth attributes phenomenon to Kala Rau demon

Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse viewable from Bali tonight, Balinese myth attributes phenomenon to Kala Rau demon

UPDATE: Super Blue Blood Moon fails to reveal itself in Bali, thanks to cloudy conditions January’s Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse can be viewed in Indonesia tonight,...

Bali Under Water: The craziest images and video we could find of flooding on the island this week

Bali Under Water: The craziest images and video we could find of flooding on the island this week

Lately, it’s been raining hard in Bali. A LOT. We’re now literally neck-deep into the peak of rainy season, and we’ve got our yearly natural flooding phenomenon to prove it...


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In Bali, there’s two clear-cut, defined seasons: rainy season and dry season. Or at least, there was supposed to be before changing global climate patterns—which has certainly made our jobs covering weather stories in Bali more interesting. We bring you all the biggest weather-related developments in Bali, which quite often have to do with unexpected rain and consequential flooding.