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Scarecrows ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Scarecrows Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.1 °C

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Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:23 Local time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
W 5
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Scarecrows in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At ASCAT98E2S, 218 km from Scarecrows.

light winds from the ENE

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Current weather near Scarecrows

Overall Scarecrows Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Scarecrows:

  • Closest city location
    99 mi
  • Second closest city location
    114 mi
  • Third closest city location
    122 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    129 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    140 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Scarecrows is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 169 km (105 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Scarecrows is Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii (Pekanbaru) Airport (PKU), also in Indonesia, 360 km (224 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scarecrows, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Scarecrows sea temperature, Scarecrows photographs, Scarecrows detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scarecrows webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Scarecrows 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 Scarecrows.