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Jackals ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.8
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Jackals Spot ID

Jackals, Simeulue, Sumatra photo


Photo credit: Casarina Simeulue

Jackals at  Casarina  Simeulue Surf Resort photo


Photo credit: Casarina Simeulue

The Peak cranking, Jackals photo


Photo credit: Dan Kane

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.5 °C

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Thursday, 21 March 2019, 21:02 Local time
ThuFriday 22
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
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Jackals in Simeulue Island is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At lightning 33km SW of Meulaboh, 162 km from Jackals.

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Overall Jackals Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Jackals is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 218 km (135 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Jackals is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 299 km (186 miles) away.
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