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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 4 Bobs

Indonesia, Mentawai

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 1° 54.547' S
Longitude: 99° 18.639' E

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By boat

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DistanceSurf trip

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Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Bob City

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeReef-coral

DirectionRight

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerFun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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 Additional Information

it's a paradisiac wave for longboarders. Enjoy !

English (Translate this text in English): it's a paradisiac wave for longboarders. Enjoy !

English (Translate this text in English): it's a paradisiac wave for longboarders. Enjoy !

English (Translate this text in English): it's a paradisiac wave for longboarders. Enjoy !

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4 bobs
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4 bobs
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4 bobs
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4 Bobs
De chris
Abr 15, 2009
Missd Riffles... - Missed Riffles, so we went to 4 bobs. This spot is really good for regular surfers (means non-aliens looking for2m+ barrels)... but ther is no water! We ofter touch the corals with the fins when waiting for the sets :) Surf with just Remi and
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Viagem: Mentawaï 2009
De chris
Do Abr 9, 2009 ao Abr 25, 2009
Sail & surf trip on the Scame sailboat with Jeanine, Daniel & Teiki. The trip was just perfect: perfect waves, nice team, meeting with mentawaï people (Aman from Siberut) etc.The sailbot is just great and Jeanine French cuisine is
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By Anonymous , 03-09-2007

4 bobs - very very shallow

By anonymous , 04-12-2005

spankers? - If this is "Spankers", then it does get hollow on low tide. 4-5 feet low tide, offshore, you can get really barrelled, but a little short. Not always fat.

By subhuman , 22-12-2003

4 bobs is good for mals - short simple and mellow. Plenty of waves in this area other than 4 bobs

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