Batukaras in West Java / Indonesia is one of the best longboard wave in the world, and also a perfect beginner place. Hereunder some informations about the spots outthere.
Long sandy bottom right, up to 400m sometimes more while connecting to Second Point! Depending on the tide, The takeoff is up to you: fast and hollow beyond the point, or slow and easy at the shoulder section. The wave gently peeled on workable long wall perfect for longboarding or to work out you curvy manoeuvers on shorter board.
More punchy than the point, even with easy entry take off, then a long right fast wall over a mixed coral/lava reef. Needs high tide to awake, this is the place for your top turns and trimming down the line fast to the last sometimes barreling section . Can become serious while overhead. Notice a left hander while good swell orientation.
Depending on tides, swells and winds, others surf options can spiCe up your adventure. Beach breaks as Batu Hiu or Pangandaran, shallow coral left hander of Batu Mandi, right hander of Bulak Benda and even more #secretspot. Ask a local guide.
October to December: light winds generally offshore, small swell with long flat spell risk (anyway some more exposed spots keeps perfectly working... )
The waves are essentially waves of pointbreak, in one direction, it is important to respect the priorities and more so the "surf etiquette". Respect the locals, be humble polite and smiling. If you are a beginner, ask someone from the surf club to help you, do not bother others for everybody safety.
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