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

Overall: 4.0

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Jimmys Surf Guide

Jimmys in Sumatra is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Jimmys Spot Info

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

Surfing Jimmys:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Jimmys 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 57% of the time in April while 43% 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.
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 Jimmys Location Map

Interactive Jimmys 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 Jimmys is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS) in Indonesia, which is 203 km (126 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Jimmys is Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Ii (Palembang) Airport (PLM), also in Indonesia, 261 km (162 miles) away.

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Jimmys Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 19:11 Local Time
Thursday 15Fri
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 14 14 12 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 15
NE 5
Wind State glass cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Jimmys

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

Wind History at Jimmys

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

Jimmys Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s44.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s55.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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gooz from Indonesia
“North of Krui. Anyone wanting to surf the waves north of Krui without driving there and back each day should give Cecep (che-chep) a call. He speaks english ok and has rooms to rent in his house for 70k, plenty of cold beer, and his wife is a great cook. 1 minute from Jennys, 5 mins from Honeysmacks, 10 mins from Jimmys. drop in and say g'day. Enjoy!
And this is his number.... Cecep +6281977223091”

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