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Jetty's Surf Guide

Jetty's in Christmas-Island is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the north. The reef breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Sharks.

Jetty's Spot Info

Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Jetty's:

The best conditions reported for surf at Jetty's occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Jetty's with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% 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 Jetty's Location Map

Interactive Jetty's 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 Jetty's is Husein Sastranegara (Bandung) Airport (BDO) in Indonesia, which is 445 km (276 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Jetty's is Pondok Cabe (Jakarta) Airport (PCB), also in Indonesia, 471 km (293 miles) away.

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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.
Jetty's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 09:15 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Jetty's

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

Wind History at Jetty's

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Jetty's. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    352km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    356km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: consistent
    359km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    390km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Jetty's: