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

Overall: 4.0

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Wanukaka Spot ID

Wanukaka beach. Photo by sayu made putri photo


Photo credit: Sayu

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 13:09 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 13 13 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
SW 15
SW 10
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Wanukaka in Sumba is a quite exposed reef break that has consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Wanukaka Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waingapu Airport Mau Hau, 114 km from Wanukaka.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
32.2 °C

Current weather near Wanukaka

Overall Wanukaka Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wanukaka is Mau Hau (Waingapu) Airport (WGP) in Indonesia, 111 km (69 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wanukaka is Muhammad Salahuddin (Bima) Airport (BMU), also in Indonesia, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Third is Mutiara Ii (Labuhan Bajo) Airport (LBJ) in Indonesia, 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Satar Tacik (Ruteng) Airport (RTG) in Indonesia is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWG), also in Indonesia is the fifth nearest airport to Wanukaka and is 250 km (155 miles) away.
Wanukaka break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wanukaka, Sumba. Use the tab navigation above to view Wanukaka sea temperature, Wanukaka photographs, Wanukaka detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wanukaka webcams, current wind from Sumba live weather stations and Wanukaka 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 Wanukaka.