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Teabags ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Teabags Surf Guide

Teabags in Simeulue Island is an exposed reef and point break that has very reliable surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

Teabags Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Teabags:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Teabags with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 67% of the time in May while 33% 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
67%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
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 Teabags Location Map

Interactive Teabags 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 Teabags is Binaka (Gunung Sitoli) Airport (GNS) in Indonesia, which is 202 km (125 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Teabags is Polonia (Medan) Airport (MES), also in Indonesia, 293 km (182 miles) away.

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Teabags Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 11:06 Local Time
Friday 05
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 5
SSE 5
SW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Teabags

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

Wind History at Teabags

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Teabags:

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