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Asu Surf Guide

Asu in Nias, Hinako Islands is an exposed point break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Asu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Asu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Asu occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Asu (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Asu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 73% of the time in July while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
73%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Asu Location Map

Interactive Asu surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Asu is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Asu is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 334 km (207 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 07:12 Local Time
Sunday 14
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 19
Wind (km/h)
5
0
5
5
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Swell History at Asu

Surf stats for Asu, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Asu

Wind stats for Asu, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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