As the monsoon period on the Andaman coast dies down, Phuket's high season is set to return. But perhaps that's not good news for everybody. To local and visiting surfers, the next two weeks will be the last chance this year to have sea waves big enough for them to enjoy their favourite sport.
Surfers are a familiar sight at Kata and other beaches in Phuket.
Thanks to many promotional events by both the surfing community and the business sector wishing to boost tourism during the low season, over the past five years the southern island has become more and more popular as a surfing destination.
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