Krui Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.2 °C
Krui in Sumatra is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.
Overall Krui Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
This picture illustrates the variation of swells directed at Krui through a typical May... (show all text)
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Visitor Reviews of Krui
“Great place for empty waves, although getting slightly more known now there is still loads of waves to find.
I stayed at The Mandiri Beach Club with the English Boys, really cool vibes, the boys know of loads of little secret gems, fair play to them it doesn't sound like it has been easy setting up their business due to the American (kruisurf.com) who allegedly tried unsuccessfully to steal everything from them, but Karma has finally caught up with him and looks like he's being deported, unlucky for him he apparently has a warrant for his arrest in America as well, looks like the whole place will be a better place without him, cant wait to get back there at the end of the year.”
John from AUSTRALIA - 03 Apr 2011
- The nearest passenger airport to Krui is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS) in Indonesia, which is 229 km (142 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Krui is Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Ii (Palembang) Airport (PLM), also in Indonesia, 269 km (167 miles) away.
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