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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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 Macaronis

Indonesia, Mentawai

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 2° 47.324' S
Longitude: 99° 59.514' E

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Macaronis Resort or Surf Charter

English (Translate this text in English): Macaronis Resort or Surf Charter

English (Translate this text in English): Macaronis Resort or Surf Charter

English (Translate this text in English): Macaronis Resort or Surf Charter

DistanceSurf trip

WalkDon't know

Easy to find?Hard to find

Public access?Private access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Macas

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun, Ledgey

Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South

Good wind directionNorth, SouthWest, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementFalling tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

constant lip to hit, epic barrel aswell.

English (Translate this text in English): constant lip to hit, epic barrel aswell.

English (Translate this text in English): constant lip to hit, epic barrel aswell.

English (Translate this text in English): constant lip to hit, epic barrel aswell.

Atmosphere

once rarely visited, surf charters started to pack the place and now there is a resort. Many pros visit, very popular as it is the perfect wave for all maneuvers, good barrels, and even good for intermediate surfers. Might see taj out there.

English (Translate this text in English): once rarely visited, surf charters started to pack the place and now there is a resort. Many pros visit, very popular as it is the perfect wave for all maneuvers, good barrels, and even good for intermediate surfers. Might see taj out there.

English (Translate this text in English): once rarely visited, surf charters started to pack the place and now there is a resort. Many pros visit, very popular as it is the perfect wave for all maneuvers, good barrels, and even good for intermediate surfers. Might see taj out there.

English (Translate this text in English): once rarely visited, surf charters started to pack the place and now there is a resort. Many pros visit, very popular as it is the perfect wave for all maneuvers, good barrels, and even good for intermediate surfers. Might see taj out there.

General

mechanical tube like the name suggests and perfect

English (Translate this text in English): mechanical tube like the name suggests and perfect

English (Translate this text in English): mechanical tube like the name suggests and perfect

English (Translate this text in English): mechanical tube like the name suggests and perfect

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 Last surf sessions

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chris avatar
Macaronis
De chris
20 avril 2009
My worst session ever ! - I started to take photos with my Subal housing. After 4/5 waves with paul & Remi, I dive under a big wave and lost a fin :-( Then, I get my board I started to take some waves. Just in and Hugo grab me a good wave, paddeling on the inside.
Suite...
chris avatar
Macaronis
De chris
18 avril 2009
- The takeoff backside grab rails works fine !
Suite...
chris avatar
Macaronis
De chris
18 avril 2009
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chris avatar
Macaronis
De chris
17 avril 2009
1st Macaronis - Very nice wave. not alone: Brazilians and Aussies...
Suite...

 Last surf trips

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Voyage : Mentawaï 2009
De chris
Du 9 avril 2009 au 25 avril 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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 Comments

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By Anonymous , 17-10-2009

Cheap Places to Stay ??? - Does anyone know if there are Hostels on the Island ? I am looking for something that is not going to cost me $200 dollars a day.

By Feri Novriyal , 17-03-2009

paradise island... - beautiful place for the leisure...
paradise of surfing, ......

By Anonymous , 30-06-2007

- Thank you,We ran into some fuckin brazos at lances who thought they were gods gift to earth. even stealing waves from luke stedman and taj.Learn how to share waves or stay in rio!

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