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Scar Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Surfer - Mauro Isola, Scar Reef photo

Scar Reef

Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Surfer - Mauro Isola, Scar Reef photo

Scar Reef

Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 05:01 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
SE 10
SSE 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Scar Reef in Sumbawa is a sheltered reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Benete, 2 km from Scar Reef.

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Scar Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bandara, 52 km from Scar Reef.


Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Scar Reef

Overall Scar Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Scar Reef is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI) in Indonesia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scar Reef is Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWG), also in Indonesia, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS), also in Indonesia, 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scar Reef, Sumbawa. Use the tab navigation above to view Scar Reef sea temperature, Scar Reef photographs, Scar Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scar Reef webcams, current wind from Sumbawa live weather stations and Scar Reef 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 Scar Reef.