Video & Gallery: Mentawai Islands, June, 2018

6 Jul 2018 1 Share

COASTALWATCH | TRAVEL

The month of June was a classic high season month.

Waves breaking all over the Mentawais with great conditions, although only a few solid swells hit the archipelago in June, the wave machine was definitely ON and did not disappoint the adventurous surfers who came to the islands seeking barrels.

In early June we welcomed aboard one of our favorite groups coming from World Surfaris, the Aussie boys from the Sunshine Coast, in a trip to be more than just hanging with the friends, but a special tribute to their loved friend Tyler Kennedy, or “Mr Greenbush” as they liked to call him, who sadly passed away the year before.

As usual, the trip target was Greenbush and we scored four beautiful days with one good swell and winds turning favorably south to the surf spot making it the perfect conditions. Hopefully Tyler was up there watching the boys trade barrel for barrel.

We also surfed Maccas and The Hole, two of our favorite lefts that produce deep barrels and amazing sessions.

The second half of the month, we could see the same consistency of swell with light winds all over the Mentawais.  Every boat we crossed had happy clients onboard with the conditions they found around the archipelago.

For early July we can see a good swell approaching and we expect another great month of barrels for us and our clients.


This story was presented in partnership with World Surfaris

Tags: (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
More From Travel
This Is a Short Video About Brett Burcher, the Surfer

This Is a Short Video About Brett Burcher, the Surfer

Brett has surfed all around the world, but his favourite place to surf is still around home

1 21 Jun 2019
The Harrisons Head to Shoalhaven to Experience Real Life in Real Life

The Harrisons Head to Shoalhaven to Experience Real Life in Real Life

The Harrisons were planning on sitting inside all weekend, until it hit them…

3 7 Jun 2019
Recent
WSL Launches Stop Trashing Waves Campaign, Joins Global Climate Movement

WSL Launches Stop Trashing Waves Campaign, Joins Global Climate Movement

2 5 Jun 2019
Nathan Fletcher's New Film, Heavy Water, Looks Epic and It's Coming to Aus This Week

Nathan Fletcher's New Film, Heavy Water, Looks Epic and It's Coming to Aus This Week

2 5 Jun 2019
The Last Two Days On The North Coast Have Been Epic

The Last Two Days On The North Coast Have Been Epic

1 5 Jun 2019
Finn Hill and Jasmine McCorquodale Claim 2019 Australian Indigenous Titles At Bells

Finn Hill and Jasmine McCorquodale Claim 2019 Australian Indigenous Titles At Bells

4 Jun 2019
Popular This Week

Forecaster Blog: A Large Easterly Groundswell is Taking Shape for the entire East Coast

Epic winter conditions are on the horizon across the Eastern Seaboard.

Rio Begins, Jordy Scores Mental Mexican Pits, and China Has a Wave Pool Now

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things From Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was June 21, 2019

This Is a Short Video About Brett Burcher, the Surfer

Brett has surfed all around the world, but his favourite place to surf is still around home

Go to Top