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

Overall: 3.5

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Macaronis Spot ID

DANIEL MAWKES TUBED AT MACCAS, Macaronis photo

Macaronis

Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

Surfer - Mauro Isola - PE, Macaronis photo

Macaronis

Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Surfer - Mauro Isola - PE, Macaronis photo

Macaronis

Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Surfer - Mauro Isola - PE, Macaronis photo

Macaronis

Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.9 °C

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 01:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 20
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NNW 10
NNW 15
NNW
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Macaronis in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Rocks are a hazard.

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 ASCAT100E3S, 45 km from Macaronis.

light winds from the WSW

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Current weather near Macaronis

Overall Macaronis Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Macaronis:

  • Closest city location
    109 mi
  • Second closest city location
    127 mi
  • Third closest city location
    145 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    150 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    160 mi

Airports

  • 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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