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

Overall: 3.5

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Lances Right Surf Guide

Lances Right in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is a fairly exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Lances Right Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lances Right:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lances Right with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in June while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
51%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lances Right Location Map

Interactive Lances Right 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 Lances Right is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 178 km (111 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lances Right is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 320 km (199 miles) away.

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Lances Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 June 2021, 00:05 Local Time
FriSaturday 19
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.5
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 15 19 18 15
Wind (km/h)
5
0
0
0
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at Lances Right

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

Wind History at Lances Right

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

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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    45km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    47km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    52km away

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