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Palau Nias Island is located 80 miles off the west coast of Sumatra, and is home to Lagundri Bay, a silky right-breaking tube located on the island's south end. Lagundri—the first world-class right discovered in Indonesia—is commonly and mistakenly referred to as Nias. The May-to-October dry season is the best time for surf at Lagundri; because the break is tucked nearly a half-mile inside a bay...

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