Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 21 August - 5 September, 2019

20 Aug 2019 0 Share

Ben Macartney

Chief Surf Forecaster

Forecast Issued Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Indonesia’s swell window is stacked up with overlapping trains of large, long-period SW groundswell that extend far beyond the horizon, deep into the Southern Indian Ocean. In this instance, the extremely remote origins of these groundswells (think 4,000 to 4,500 nautical miles away from Indonesia) means they must travel for a full week before they begin making landfall. That means the swell is already in the water and is inexorably closing the distance on the Archipelago. The leading edge of a first, long-period groundswell is projected to start showing up at high periods (albeit at very small heights) of 18 to 20 seconds on Thursday, leading in many days of large and consistent SW groundswell, pretty well enduring right through to the end of the month.

CoastalWatch Plus

View the full Article

Tags: Indo Surf Forecast , Ben Macartney (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
More From Indo Forecast
Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 11 - 25 September, 2019

Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 11 - 25 September, 2019

Goldilocks zone surfing conditions set in across Indonesia into mid-September.

4 10 Sep 2019
Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 4 - 15 September 2019

Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 4 - 15 September 2019

Welcome to the late season!

3 Sep 2019
Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 28 August - 5 September, 2019

Bali, Indonesia Surf Forecast 28 August - 5 September, 2019

There's no let-up in SSW groundswell over the winter/spring transition across Indonesia.

27 Aug 2019
Recent

Sean Doherty: The Long Shadows of Lemoore

2019 Freshwater Pro, Day 2

3 21 Sep 2019
A Mesmerising Morning on the Mid-North Coast This Week, With Harley Ingleby

A Mesmerising Morning on the Mid-North Coast This Week, With Harley Ingleby

2 18 Sep 2019
The O'RIGINALS, Beau Cram – Chippie and Surfer

The O'RIGINALS, Beau Cram – Chippie and Surfer

3 17 Sep 2019
Perfect Point Barrels and Punchy Beachies – Creed and Crew Shred Fun Northern NSW

Perfect Point Barrels and Punchy Beachies – Creed and Crew Shred Fun Northern NSW

12 Sep 2019
Nick Carroll: A Shot in the Arm for the QS

Nick Carroll: A Shot in the Arm for the QS

4 10 Sep 2019
Go to Top