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South Mentawai, Pagai Selatan, charter boat access.
Easy to find?Hard to find
Special accessBy boat only
Wave qualityTotally Epic
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide position
Best tide movement
By Eric , 17-02-2010
James is right - you're right James, i lied...there are no waves in the off-season. Despite this, we are running trips up until December for the 5th year in the row, i would offer you a spot on a trip so you could see about the waves for yourself but for some reason the trips are already fully booked up (WITH RETURN CUSTOMERS). I guess they just like sitting on a boat for 10 days while it's flat or something. James you're a kook, write me an email (it's still the same address) and we can meet up and have a nice chat about my greed next time you come through the area.
By james douglas , 31-07-2009
RE:Best deal ever - The comment below by firstname.lastname@example.org is typical of the greedy operators around here. Surfable swells are very rare in the offseason and favourable winds are non-existant. On top of that, wetseason weather is terrible.
By pdiidy , 26-02-2007
golden geese - sick wave, up to 3 barrel sections if ya good enough, i ate some deer in the line up as i was hungry. this is quite acceptiable as deer is a delicous tasting animal that goes great with beetroot and a nifty shiraz. dont know what the wave way way around the point is called but surfed it and its fucken epic as well. once returning to padang becareful of geese, a wild goose once tried to swindle a pocket full of rupiah from my grasp. hectic
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