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Thunders ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Thunders Surf Guide

Thunders in Sumatra (Mentawi Islands) is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Thunders Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Thunders:

The best conditions reported for surf at Thunders occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

Indonesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Thunders sea temperature, Thunders photographs, Thunders detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Thunders webcams, current wind from Mentawi Islands live weather stations and Thunders tide predictions. The Indonesia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Indonesia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Indonesia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Thunders

Thunders Surf:

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 13:57 Local time
Thursday 04
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NNW 10
NW 10
Wind State off off cross-

Tide Times:

For Rags Left, 9 km from Thunders.

IS AT (local time)

Thunders Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kerinci-depatiParb, 135 km from Thunders.

light winds from the E

Clouds developing
Air temperature
26.9 °C

Current weather near Thunders

Overall Thunders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

Surf stats for Thunders: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Thunders: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Thunders Location Maps

Thunders Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Thunders:

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Wave buoys nearest to Thunders:

Tide stations nearest to Thunders:

  • Closest tide station
    152 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    170 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    275 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Air Musi
    334 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    347 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Thunders is Tabing (Padang) Airport (PDG) in Indonesia, which is 246 km (153 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Thunders is Padang Kemiling (Bengkulu) Airport (BKS), also in Indonesia, 254 km (158 miles) away.
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