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Cimaja ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.7

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Cimaja break guidePhoto by: Graeme Tivey

Cimaja Surf Guide

Cimaja in West Java is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks and pollution.

Cimaja Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cimaja:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cimaja 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 Cimaja (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cimaja 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 44% of the time in April while 56% 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
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
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 Cimaja Location Map

Interactive Cimaja 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 Cimaja is Pondok Cabe (Jakarta) Airport (PCB) in Indonesia, 76 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cimaja is Halim Perdanakusuma International (Jakarta) Airport (HLP), also in Indonesia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Cimaja Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 17:29 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.5
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 18
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 5
ESE 10
E 5
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off
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off
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Swell History at Cimaja

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Wind History at Cimaja

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Cimaja Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 7 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.7
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.1
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.1
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.6
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.2
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.3
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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doc from Indonesia
“Pretty crowded nowadays. Bad road down from Jakarta to Bogor to Pelabuan Ratu.”

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