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

Overall: 3.5

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Pulau Pinang Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.7 °C

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Friday, 14 December 2018, 22:29 Local time
FriSaturday 15
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
N 15
NE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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Pulau Pinang in Banyak Islands is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A reef breaks right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Bay of Plenty, 7 km from Pulau Pinang.

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Pulau Pinang Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gunung Sitoli-Binaka Airport, 66 km from Pulau Pinang.


Air temperature
25.9 °C

Current weather near Pulau Pinang

Overall Pulau Pinang Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Pulau Pinang is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 103 km (64 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pulau Pinang is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 221 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pulau Pinang, Banyak Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Pulau Pinang sea temperature, Pulau Pinang photographs, Pulau Pinang detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pulau Pinang webcams, current wind from Banyak Islands live weather stations and Pulau Pinang 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 Pulau Pinang.