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Benete Surf Guide

Benete in Sumbawa is a fairly exposed reef and point break. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left breaking reef. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, pollution and sharks.

Benete Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Benete:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Benete with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in March while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Benete Location Map

Interactive Benete 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 Benete is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI) in Indonesia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Benete is Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWG), also in Indonesia, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Benete Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 05:35 Local Time
Friday 27
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
10
Wind State cross glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Benete

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

Wind History at Benete

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

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