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

Overall: 3.3

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Hilisataro Surf Guide

Hilisataro in Nias, Hinako Islands is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Hilisataro Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hilisataro:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Hilisataro with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 74% of the time in June while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% 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).

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Interactive Hilisataro 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 nearest passenger airport to Hilisataro is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Hilisataro is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG), also in Indonesia, 322 km (200 miles) away.

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Hilisataro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 09:07 Local Time
Thursday 22
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
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Swell History at Hilisataro

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

Wind History at Hilisataro

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

Hilisataro Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.3
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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