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

Overall: 3.3

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Jailbreak Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Thursday, 25 April 2019, 15:55 Local time
Thursday 25
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
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Jailbreak in Sandaun is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the south. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the north northwest. A left hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vanimo, Papua New Guinea, 1 km from Jailbreak.

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Jailbreak Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 27km ESE of Vanimo, 27 km from Jailbreak.

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Current weather near Jailbreak

Overall Jailbreak Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Jailbreak Location Maps

Jailbreak Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Jailbreak:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    44 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    172 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    239 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Jailbreak:

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Town and city forecasts close to Jailbreak:

  • Closest city location
    Jayapura (Indonesia)
    44 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Abepura (Indonesia)
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    290 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    298 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    356 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Jailbreak is Sentani (Jayapura) Airport (DJJ) in Indonesia, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Jailbreak is Wewak International Airport (WWK) in Papua New Guinea, 281 km (175 miles) away.
Jailbreak break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Jailbreak, Sandaun. Use the tab navigation above to view Jailbreak sea temperature, Jailbreak photographs, Jailbreak detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jailbreak webcams, current wind from Sandaun live weather stations and Jailbreak tide predictions. The Papua New Guinea swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea 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 Jailbreak.