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Sentinel (South Andaman) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Sentinel (South Andaman) Surf Guide

Sentinel in South Andaman is a sheltered reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of coral, sharks,sea crocs.

Sentinel (South Andaman) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sentinel (South Andaman):

The best conditions reported for surf at Sentinel (South Andaman) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sentinel (South Andaman) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in May while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% 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 Sentinel (South Andaman) Location Map

Interactive Sentinel (South Andaman) 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 Sentinel (South Andaman) is Port Blair Airport (IXZ) in India, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Sentinel (South Andaman) is Myeik Airport (MGZ) in Myanmar, 703 km (437 miles) away.

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Sentinel (South Andaman) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 04:05 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
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Swell History at Sentinel (South Andaman)

Surf stats for Sentinel (South Andaman), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Sentinel (South Andaman)

Wind stats for Sentinel (South Andaman), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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