Telo Islands, West Sumatra

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Surf Report: August 2018

Weather: A little more unsettled weather. Not so much rain, but more cloudy days than sunny days. Still, its nice to escape the brutal tropical sun!

Swell: August slowed down compared to May, June & July with small to medium sized swells running each day.

Waves: Shoulder to just over head high for most the month. There were also a handful of bigger days.

Winds: Light and variable winds.

Best sessions: Bagas still delivering overhead surfing with some consistency. Small Pasti, fun Lobang and good Nagas.

Crowd: No crowds as usual!

Photos from August (below):

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Considering August was "smaller" compared to recent months, it just goes to show just how much of a swell magnet Bagas is!

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The beach break lighting up in August (left pic) and Nagas looking tasty (right pic), August 2018

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"Pasti" (left & right) sits out the front of Surfing Village. It still had its moments! Plenty of small rippable days although nothing nearly as challenging as July.

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"Lobang" (out the front of SV) is often over looked by its more mesmerising brother "Pasti". Fun sessions were plentiful in August.

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Surfing Village August 2018

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SV Guests, August 2018

After thoughts: August was still a very fun month, full of great surf. There were quality waves every day. Zero crowds. But with such relentlessness of the previous 3 months, it somehow seemed small. But it wasnt small, it was just less instense. For sure less days out the front at Pasti, but still the guests had a blast. Still plenty of swell on the way for September (see below). Check back soon for our next report!
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