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Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Mentawi Islands, Indonesia)

Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) Surf Guide

Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) in Mentawi Islands is a quite exposed reef break that usually has waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. No reef break here. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of - Rocks.

Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hideaways (Mentawi Islands):

The best conditions reported for surf at Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in September while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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 Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) Location Map

Interactive Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) 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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Hideaways (Mentawi Islands) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 18:33 Local Time
Friday 19Sat
Wave (m)
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross cross cross

Swell History at Hideaways (Mentawi Islands)

Surf stats for Hideaways (Mentawi Islands), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Hideaways (Mentawi Islands)

Wind stats for Hideaways (Mentawi Islands), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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