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Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) Surf Guide

Nipussi in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Rocks are a hazard.

Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang):

The best conditions reported for surf at Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in December while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% 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 Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) Location Map

Interactive Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) 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 Nipussi is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 160 km (99 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Nipussi is Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii (Pekanbaru) Airport (PKU), also in Indonesia, 351 km (218 miles) away.

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Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 21:17 Local Time
SunMonday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
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Swell History at Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang)

Surf stats for Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang)

Wind stats for Nipussi (Nyang-Nyang), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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