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Aitape ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Aitape Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.4 °C

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Thursday, 3 September 2015, 16:50 Local time
Thursday 03
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Wave (m) 0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.6
NNE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
NE 15
ENE 10
ENE
Wind State cross-
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Aitape in Sandaun is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the north northwest. A left hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aitape, 1 km from Aitape.

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Aitape Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vanimo, 124 km from Aitape.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
30.7 °C

Current weather near Aitape

Overall Aitape Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Aitape Location Maps

Aitape Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Aitape:

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Wave buoys nearest to Aitape:

Tide stations nearest to Aitape:

  • Closest tide station
    Aitape
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Vanimo
    78 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Wewak
    94 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Jayapura
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sepik River
    162 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Aitape:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    2300 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Perisher (Australia)
    2333 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass (Australia)
    2334 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thredbo (Australia)
    2339 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mount Buffalo (Australia)
    2340 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Aitape:

  • Closest city location
    Jayapura (Indonesia)
    121 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Abepura (Indonesia)
    126 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Mendi (Papua New Guinea)
    227 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Mount Hagen (Papua New Guinea)
    229 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Madang (Papua New Guinea)
    278 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Aitape is Wewak International Airport (WWK) in Papua New Guinea, which is 156 km (97 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Aitape is Sentani (Jayapura) Airport (DJJ) in Indonesia, 212 km (132 miles) away.
Aitape break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Aitape, Sandaun. Use the tab navigation above to view Aitape sea temperature, Aitape photographs, Aitape detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Aitape webcams, current wind from Sandaun live weather stations and Aitape tide predictions. The Papua New Guinea swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Papua New Guinea and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Papua New Guinea wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Aitape.