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Thunders ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Thunders Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 17:23 Local time
Monday 10Tue
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross glass

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Thunders in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rags Left, 9 km from Thunders.

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Live Weather:

At Kerinci-depatiParb, 135 km from Thunders.

light winds from the N

Continuous light rain
Air temperature
22.2 °C

Current weather near Thunders

Overall Thunders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Thunders:

  • Closest city location
    108 mi
  • Second closest city location
    144 mi
  • Third closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    162 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    164 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Thunders is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 246 km (153 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Thunders is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 254 km (158 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Thunders, Mentawi Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Thunders sea temperature, Thunders photographs, Thunders detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Thunders webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Thunders 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 Thunders.