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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Beng Beng

Indonesia, Mentawai

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 1° 48.87' S
Longitude: 99° 15.92' E

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By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

English (Translate this text in English): By land is just the hardest thing you can ever do...by boat easy acess...a lot of mosquitos, intense malaria.

DistanceSurf trip

Walk

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?

Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-coral

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow, Ordinary, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South

Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementFalling tide

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Week crowdCrowded

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Urchins
- Rocks

 Additional Information

A very consistent wave and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's.

It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

Not world class, rarely barrels, only breaks for about 50-80m, best on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent wave and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's.

It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

Not world class, rarely barrels, only breaks for about 50-80m, best on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent wave and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's.

It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

Not world class, rarely barrels, only breaks for about 50-80m, best on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): A very consistent wave and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai's.

It's the deepest and safest wave in the area and also pick up a bit more swell than other locales. 5 more breaks in the area, including E-Bay and Pitstops. Nestled inside a small bay with one of the most scenic views imaginable all around you.

Not world class, rarely barrels, only breaks for about 50-80m, best on low tide.

Atmosphere

Good easy wave, picks up swell. Not world class.

English (Translate this text in English): Good easy wave, picks up swell. Not world class.

English (Translate this text in English): Good easy wave, picks up swell. Not world class.

English (Translate this text in English): Good easy wave, picks up swell. Not world class.

General

A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers. Its named after a local chocolate (Beng Beng, not Bang Bang).

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers. Its named after a local chocolate (Beng Beng, not Bang Bang).

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers. Its named after a local chocolate (Beng Beng, not Bang Bang).

English (Translate this text in English): A perfect wave to try new manoeuvers...all kind of manoeuvers. Its named after a local chocolate (Beng Beng, not Bang Bang).

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By Junior , 16-06-2009

Beng Beng - You can camp at Beng Beng , or stay in one of the homestays in front of ebay wich is 10 minutes beach walk. No shops , take all your food , or fish ....

By Anonymous , 26-08-2008

Ah nevermind - Bingtangs was the Righthander i was thinking of...Bingtangs and Beng Bengs were the 2 most epic treats of the trip. Can you get these in the states? i smuggled a few candy bars home but they are now gone.

By Anonymous , 26-08-2008

beng beng a left? - its a short punchy right...i was there a few months ago on a boat trip, it was a 3 mins away from Lances Left by boat on the other end of the bay...maybe im thinking of something else.

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