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Periscope Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 1.6

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Periscope Point Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 09:04 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
S 15
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Periscope Point in Sumbawa is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There is a right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips and rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lakai Peak, 2 km from Periscope Point.

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Periscope Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bima Mohammad Salah, 44 km from Periscope Point.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
28.8 °C

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Overall Periscope Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Periscope Point is Muhammad Salahuddin (Bima) Airport (BMU) in Indonesia, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Periscope Point is Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWG), also in Indonesia, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Mutiara Ii (Labuhan Bajo) Airport (LBJ), also in Indonesia, 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Periscope Point, Sumbawa. Use the tab navigation above to view Periscope Point sea temperature, Periscope Point photographs, Periscope Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Periscope Point webcams, current wind from Sumbawa live weather stations and Periscope Point 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 Periscope Point.