E-Bay Spot ID
Photo credit: handra
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NNW
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.3 °C
E-Bay in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. A left hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.
Overall E-Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of E-Bay
“Traditional beach resort on the stunning, hidden island of Nyang-Nyang. The camp can sleep up to 10 people and provides a traditional feel with modern facilities. Accompanied by an Indonesian family atmosphere, Camp Siberut offers a unique and memorable stay. The Mentawai Islands have plenty of amazing surf and breaks such as E'bay, Beng-Beng, Nipussi and Pitstop are all within walking distance from camp. With white sandy beaches, palm trees and coral reefs.
handra from INDONESIA - 24 May 2015
- The nearest passenger airport to E-Bay is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 173 km (107 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to E-Bay is Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii (Pekanbaru) Airport (PKU), also in Indonesia, 362 km (225 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for E-Bay, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view E-Bay sea temperature, E-Bay photographs, E-Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, E-Bay webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and E-Bay 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 E-Bay.