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TurtleIsland ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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TurtleIsland Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 19:04 Local time
Wednesday 17Thu
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
NW 20
NW 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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TurtleIsland in Banyak Islands is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Gunung Sitoli-Binaka Airport, 84 km from TurtleIsland.

wind obs. (15 kph from 260 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
25.9 °C

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Overall TurtleIsland Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to TurtleIsland is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 118 km (73 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to TurtleIsland is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 244 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for TurtleIsland, Banyak Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view TurtleIsland sea temperature, TurtleIsland photographs, TurtleIsland detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, TurtleIsland webcams, current wind from Banyak Islands live weather stations and TurtleIsland 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 TurtleIsland.