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Pantai Air Manis Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Indonesia – Sumatra – Mainland)

Pantai Air Manis Surf Guide

Pantai Air Manis in Indonesia - Sumatra - Mainland is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Pantai Air Manis Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pantai Air Manis:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pantai Air Manis occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pantai Air Manis with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 62% of the time in April while 38% 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.
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 Pantai Air Manis Location Map

Interactive Pantai Air Manis 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 Pantai Air Manis is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pantai Air Manis is Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii (Pekanbaru) Airport (PKU), also in Indonesia, 202 km (125 miles) away.

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Pantai Air Manis Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 23 January 2022, 19:04 Local Time
Sunday 23Mon
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
glass off off

Swell History at Pantai Air Manis

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

Wind History at Pantai Air Manis

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

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