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Safari Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Safari Island Surf Guide

Safari Island in Lombok is a sheltered reef break that has reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A left hand reef. Best around mid tide. Rocks are a hazard.

Safari Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Safari Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Safari Island occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Safari Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
99%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Safari Island Location Map

Interactive Safari Island 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 closest passenger airport to Safari Island is Selaparang (Mataram) Airport (AMI) in Indonesia, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Safari Island is Bali International (Denpasar) Airport (DPS), also in Indonesia, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Safari Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 2 August 2021, 07:48 Local Time
Monday 02
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
20
20
25
25
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Safari Island

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

Wind History at Safari Island

Wind stats for Safari Island, 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 Safari Island. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    31km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    34km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    40km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Safari Island: