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Peanuts Surf Guide

Peanuts in Timor is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

Peanuts Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Peanuts:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Peanuts with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in August while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Peanuts Location Map

Interactive Peanuts 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 Peanuts is El Tari (Kupang) Airport (KOE) in Indonesia, which is 124 km (77 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Peanuts is Wai Oti (Maumere) Airport (MOF), also in Indonesia, 262 km (163 miles) away.

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Peanuts Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 05:02 Local Time
Wednesday 28
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
1
SW
Period (s) 17 17 15 11
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
Wind State off glass glass cross

Swell History at Peanuts

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

Wind History at Peanuts

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Peanuts. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    25km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Peanuts: