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Nembrala ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Nembrala Surf Guide

Nembrala in Timor is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Nembrala Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nembrala:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Nembrala with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in September while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nembrala Location Map

Interactive Nembrala 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 Nembrala is El Tari (Kupang) Airport (KOE) in Indonesia, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Nembrala is Wai Oti (Maumere) Airport (MOF), also in Indonesia, 283 km (176 miles) away.

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Nembrala Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 June 2021, 02:11 Local Time
FriSaturday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 16
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Nembrala

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

Wind History at Nembrala

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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