Aitape Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NNW | Wind S
Sea Temperature Today is: 29.2 °C
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.
Overall Aitape Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March
This picture describes the range of swells directed at Aitape over a normal March, base... (show all text)
The figure shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)
The two graphs above are also combined in the single Aitape surf consistency graph.
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- 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.
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.