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GAPANG BEACH - PULAU WEH

Forbidden times for diving

There are some local holiday and some special days in Aceh when sea activities  are not allowed:


Every Friday

From Thursday 6 p.m. until Friday 2 p.m. 

To respect the Ocean, snorkelling, fishing and other sea activities are not allowed. Ferries to and from Banda Aceh still operate.

Ramadan

5th of May 2019

First day of Ramadan, fasting month for Muslims, starting at 7 p.m. the day before.
The date changes every year.

Hari raya Puasa (Eid al-Fitr)

5th and 6th of June 2019

Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The date changes every year.

Hari raya Haji (Eid al-Adha)

11th of August 2019

Feast of the Sacrifice Muslim holiday. 
The date changes every year.

Indonesian independent day

17th of August

From 6 a.m. until 12 a.m. Indonesian declaration of independence from the Dutch Government on August 17, 1945.

Tsunami memorial day

26th of December

From 6 a.m. until 12 a.m. Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 26, 2004.