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

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Gilligans Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Mentawi Islands, Indonesia)


Gilligans Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.4 °C

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Thursday, 5 March 2015, 18:56 Local time

Thursday 05 Fri
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 14 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
WNW 20
WNW 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.

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Live Weather:

At Kerinci-Depati, 149 km from Gilligans.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
29.1 °C

Current weather near Gilligans

Overall Gilligans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gilligans:

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Closest break Macaronis 6 mi
Second closest break Rags Left 13 mi
Third closest break Rags Right 17 mi
Fourth closest break Thunders 19 mi
Fifth closest break Bommie Peak 21 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Gilligans:

Closest wave buoy Western Aleutians Buoy 6016 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bering Sea Buoy 6261 mi
Third closest wave buoy Southeast Bering Sea Buoy 6492 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 6603 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 6768 mi

Tide stations nearest to Gilligans:

Closest tide station Pariaman 155 mi
Second closest tide station Bengkulu 168 mi
Third closest tide station Kualatungkal 277 mi
Fourth closest tide station Sibolga 329 mi
Fifth closest tide station Air Musi 343 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Gilligans:

Closest ski area Auli (India) 2676 mi
Second closest ski area Kufri (India) 2799 mi
Third closest ski area Manali (Himachal Heli-Ski) (India) 2854 mi
Fourth closest ski area Solang Valley Ropeway & Ski Centre (India) 2857 mi
Fifth closest ski area Gulmarg (India) 3050 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Gilligans:

Closest city location Sungaipenuh (Indonesia) 108 mi
Second closest city location Padang (Indonesia) 131 mi
Third closest city location Solok (Indonesia) 149 mi
Fourth closest city location Pariaman (Indonesia) 155 mi
Fifth closest city location Sijunjung (Indonesia) 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.


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