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Lakai Pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Lakai Pipe break guidePhoto by: Mauro Isola

Lakai Pipe Surf Guide

Lakai Pipe in Sumbawa is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. It's often crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Lakai Pipe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lakai Pipe:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lakai Pipe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 93% of the time in May while 7% 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.
clean
93%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lakai Pipe Location Map

Interactive Lakai Pipe 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 closest passenger airport to Lakai Pipe is Muhammad Salahuddin (Bima) Airport (BMU) in Indonesia, which is 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lakai Pipe is Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWG), also in Indonesia, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Lakai Pipe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 15:10 Local Time
Thursday 28Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
5
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Swell History at Lakai Pipe

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

Wind History at Lakai Pipe

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s21.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    116km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    118km away

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