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Wanjapu ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Wanjapu Surf Guide

Wanjapu in Sumba is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Wanjapu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wanjapu:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Wanjapu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in April while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wanjapu Location Map

Interactive Wanjapu 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 Wanjapu is Muhammad Salahuddin (Bima) Airport (BMU) in Indonesia, 129 km (80 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wanjapu is Mau Hau (Waingapu) Airport (WGP), also in Indonesia, 141 km (88 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.
Wanjapu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 03:33 Local Time
Tuesday 11
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 10
ESE 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Wanjapu

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

Wind History at Wanjapu

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    21km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    33km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    108km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Wanjapu: