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Gilligans ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gilligans Surf Guide

Gilligans in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Gilligans Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent29.7°C

Surfing Gilligans:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Gilligans sea temperature, Gilligans photographs, Gilligans detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gilligans webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Gilligans tide predictions. The Indonesia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Indonesia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Indonesia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Gilligans

Gilligans Surf:

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 23:31 Local time
ThuFriday 03
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 10
SE 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Tide Times:

At Gilligans (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Gilligans Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SCASA100E3S, 59 km from Gilligans.

moderate winds from the SE

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Gilligans

Overall Gilligans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Gilligans: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Gilligans: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Gilligans Location Maps

Gilligans Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Gilligans:

Tide stations nearest to Gilligans:

  • Closest tide station
    155 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    168 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    277 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    329 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Air Musi
    343 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Gilligans is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 223 km (139 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Gilligans is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 280 km (174 miles) away.
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