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

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Macaronis Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Mentawi Islands, Indonesia)


Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

Macaronis Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 14:22 Local time

Sunday 29
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NNW 15
WNW 15
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

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Macaronis in Mentawi Islands is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gilligans, 9 km from Macaronis.

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Macaronis Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kerinci-Depati, 154 km from Macaronis.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
28.1 °C

Current weather near Macaronis

Overall Macaronis Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Macaronis Location Maps

Macaronis Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Macaronis:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Gilligans 6 mi
Second closest break Bommie Peak 16 mi
Third closest break Rags Left 19 mi
Fourth closest break Rags Right 23 mi
Fifth closest break Thunders 25 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Macaronis:

Closest wave buoy Western Aleutians Buoy 6014 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bering Sea Buoy 6259 mi
Third closest wave buoy Southeast Bering Sea Buoy 6490 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 6597 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 6761 mi

Tide stations nearest to Macaronis:

Closest tide station Pariaman 150 mi
Second closest tide station Bengkulu 173 mi
Third closest tide station Kualatungkal 277 mi
Fourth closest tide station Sibolga 324 mi
Fifth closest tide station Air Musi 346 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Macaronis:

Closest ski area Auli (India) 2671 mi
Second closest ski area Kufri (India) 2793 mi
Third closest ski area Manali (Himachal Heli-Ski) (India) 2848 mi
Fourth closest ski area Solang Valley Ropeway & Ski Centre (India) 2851 mi
Fifth closest ski area Gulmarg (India) 3044 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Macaronis:

Closest city location Sungaipenuh (Indonesia) 109 mi
Second closest city location Padang (Indonesia) 127 mi
Third closest city location Solok (Indonesia) 145 mi
Fourth closest city location Pariaman (Indonesia) 150 mi
Fifth closest city location Sijunjung (Indonesia) 160 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Macaronis is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 217 km (135 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Macaronis is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 288 km (179 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Macaronis, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Macaronis sea temperature, Macaronis photographs, Macaronis detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Macaronis webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Macaronis 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 Macaronis.


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