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Turtles ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Turtles Surf Guide

Turtles in West Java is an exposed reef break that is often working. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks/rusty pipes.

Turtles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Turtles:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Turtles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 96% of the time in August while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
96%
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
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Turtles Location Map

Interactive Turtles 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 Turtles is Pondok Cabe (Jakarta) Airport (PCB) in Indonesia, 116 km (72 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Turtles is Halim Perdanakusuma International (Jakarta) Airport (HLP), also in Indonesia, 129 km (80 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.
Turtles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 11:29 Local Time
Thursday 25
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
NW 30
NW 30
NW 35
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Turtles

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

Wind History at Turtles

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

    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    9km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    36km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    40km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Turtles: