First major swell for the Indonesian season.

First major swell for the Indonesian season.

Last week the first big swell for the Southern Hemisphere winter slammed into Indonesia’s famed reefs. G Land was in the 8-10ft range. The swell had plenty of south in the direction so the Mentawais and Northern Sumatra also scored.

It takes about a 5-6 days for the swell to transit to Indonesia from storms deep in the Southern Ocean, and there’s another big system due to enter the swell window on Thursday. Swell is due on May 22.