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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Friday, 20 April 2018, 16:08 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
W 5
NW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
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Pitstops in Mentawi Islands is a reasonably exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum 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 best swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. Often Crowded. Beware of - Rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bankvaults, 2 km from Pitstops.

IS AT (local time)

Pitstops Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Padang-Tabing Airport, 161 km from Pitstops.

light winds from the SW

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28.9 °C

Current weather near Pitstops

Overall Pitstops Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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The two graphs above are also combined in the single Pitstops surf consistency graph.

Also see Pitstops surf quality by season and Pitstops surf quality by month.

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Pitstops Location Maps

Pitstops Location Map

Wave buoys nearest to Pitstops:

Pitstops break location map and break info

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.