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Balimbing ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.3

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Balimbing Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Indonesia – Sumatra – Mainland)

Balimbing Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 03:23 Local time
Friday 17
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
SE 25
SE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Balimbing in Sumatra is an exposed reef and point break that usually has waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Rocks are a hazard.

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Live Weather:

At Bandar Lampung, 101 km from Balimbing.


Air temperature
24.3 °C

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Overall Balimbing Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Balimbing is Soekarno Hatta International (Jakarta) Airport (CGK) in Indonesia, which is 234 km (145 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Balimbing is Pondok Cabe (Jakarta) Airport (PCB), also in Indonesia, 249 km (155 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Balimbing, Sumatra - Mainland. Use the tab navigation above to view Balimbing sea temperature, Balimbing photographs, Balimbing detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Balimbing webcams, current wind from Sumatra - Mainland live weather stations and Balimbing tide predictions. The Indonesia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Indonesia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Indonesia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Balimbing.