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Lagundri-The Machine Surf Guide

Lagundri-The Machine in Nias, Hinako Islands is a sheltered reef break that has quite consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Lagundri-The Machine Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lagundri-The Machine:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lagundri-The Machine occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Lagundri-The Machine (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Lagundri-The Machine with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in July while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% 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 Lagundri-The Machine Location Map

Interactive Lagundri-The Machine 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 Lagundri-The Machine is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 65 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lagundri-The Machine is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG), also in Indonesia, 334 km (207 miles) away.

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Lagundri-The Machine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 18:20 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at Lagundri-The Machine

Surf stats for Lagundri-The Machine, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Lagundri-The Machine

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

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