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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.7 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 09:35 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 13 13 12 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State on on on cross-

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Bankvaults in Mentawi Islands is a reef break that has dependable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Bankvaults Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Padang-Tabing Airport, 163 km from Bankvaults.


Air temperature
24.0 °C

Current weather near Bankvaults

Overall Bankvaults Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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    98 mi
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    104 mi
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    132 mi
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bankvaults, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Bankvaults sea temperature, Bankvaults photographs, Bankvaults detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bankvaults webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Bankvaults 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 Bankvaults.