Gallery and Report: Mentawai Islands April 2019

20 May 2019 2 Share

COASTALWATCH | WORLD SURFARIS

What an amazing run of waves we have seen across the Indian Ocean. The Indo swell charts have been lighting up screens and those of us lucky enough to get a leave pass would have scored what can only be described as one of the best starts to a Sumatran season in recent history.

The folks at World Surfaris and their new premier surf vessel, Star Koat 2 capitalised on the epic start to the Mentawai season, here is their review of April 2019:

We had a blast on all four of our April trips. The Mentawais and the Telos were the best many of us have ever seen!

Four epic swells, all from different directions and light winds were the perfect combination that promoted great surfing conditions in a wide variety of regions all month long.

In the Mentawais we surfed waves such as Telescopes, Ebay, The Hole, Greenbush, HTs, Rags Right and others in their best conditions making use of our surf guides' local knowledge moving the boat according to any change on wind/swell direction.

Up north, in Telos, the guests on StarKoat2 surfed many uncrowded waves just by themselves, including some secret spots that only our guests on board get to know!

Looks like a great season ahead…

There are still 2019 and 2020 availabilities and this is the time to lock it in at the best possible rate. Contact the team at World Surfaris for further details.  


Tags: (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
More From Mentawai Islands
Donald Trump throws shakas in the Mentawais!

Donald Trump throws shakas in the Mentawais!

Video: Imperfect weather but allegedly endless beers thanks to loaded President along for the ride.

2 10 Oct 2018
Recent

Brett Barley Opens Proceedings for Wave of the Winter With This Pipe Bomb

Three angles of a genuine Banzai shack

20 Nov 2019
Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

3 20 Nov 2019
There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

19 Nov 2019
QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

3 19 Nov 2019
Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

1 19 Nov 2019
Go to Top