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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.7 °C

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Saturday, 20 October 2018, 19:47 Local time
Saturday 20Sun
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
SSE 10
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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Pitstops in Mentawi Islands is a reasonably exposed reef break that has very consistent waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for - Rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bankvaults, 2 km from Pitstops.

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Pitstops Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Padang-Tabing Airport, 161 km from Pitstops.


Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Pitstops

Overall Pitstops Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pitstops, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Pitstops sea temperature, Pitstops photographs, Pitstops detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pitstops webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Pitstops 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 Pitstops.