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Beng Beng Surf Guide

Beng Beng in Mentawi Islands is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Beng Beng Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beng Beng:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Beng Beng with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Beng Beng Location Map

Interactive Beng Beng 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Beng Beng Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 08:30 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 16 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-
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Swell History at Beng Beng

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

Wind History at Beng Beng

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

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