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Gilligans ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gilligans Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 22:28 Local time
ThuFriday 17
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 20
SE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Gilligans in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Kerinci-depatiParb, 149 km from Gilligans.

light winds from the NNW

Continuous light rain
Air temperature
23.4 °C

Current weather near Gilligans

Overall Gilligans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • Closest city location
    108 mi
  • Second closest city location
    131 mi
  • Third closest city location
    149 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    155 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    163 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Gilligans is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 223 km (139 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Gilligans is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 280 km (174 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gilligans, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Gilligans sea temperature, Gilligans photographs, Gilligans detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gilligans webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Gilligans 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 Gilligans.