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

Overall: 3.8

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Pulau Dana Surf Guide

Pulau Dana in Timor is an exposed reef and point break that has dependable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks and there is also a left hand point break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Pulau Dana Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pulau Dana:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pulau Dana 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 Pulau Dana (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Pulau Dana with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in March while 64% 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.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pulau Dana Location Map

Interactive Pulau Dana 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 Pulau Dana is Mau Hau (Waingapu) Airport (WGP) in Indonesia, which is 166 km (103 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pulau Dana is H Hasan Aroeboesman (Ende) Airport (ENE), also in Indonesia, 223 km (139 miles) away.

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Pulau Dana Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 06:18 Local Time
Wednesday 28
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h)
25
30
25
25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Pulau Dana

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

Wind History at Pulau Dana

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

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