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Batu Mandi Surf Guide

Batu Mandi in Central Java is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A reef breaks left. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Batu Mandi Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Batu Mandi:

The best conditions reported for surf at Batu Mandi occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Batu Mandi with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 41% of the time in April while 59% 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
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
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 Batu Mandi Location Map

Interactive Batu Mandi 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 closest passenger airport to Batu Mandi is Tunggul Wulung (Cilacap) Airport (CXP) in Indonesia, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Batu Mandi is Penggung (Cirebon) Airport (CBN), also in Indonesia, 109 km (68 miles) away.

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Batu Mandi Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 16 May 2022, 18:43 Local Time
Monday 16Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 11 16
Wind (km/h)
10
5
0
5
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Swell History at Batu Mandi

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

Wind History at Batu Mandi

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Batu Mandi. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
    22km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    246km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Batu Mandi: