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Avaavaroa Passage ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 4.6

Overall: 3.7

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Avaavaroa Passage Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Saturday, 15 December 2018, 19:19 Local time
Saturday 15Sun
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
E 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Avaavaroa Passage in Raratonga is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of coral.

Cook Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 8 km from Avaavaroa Passage.

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Avaavaroa Passage Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At At The Dive Base Inave Arorangi wx, 6 km from Avaavaroa Passage.


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Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Avaavaroa Passage

Overall Avaavaroa Passage Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Ski Resorts closest to Avaavaroa Passage:

  • Closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1914 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1915 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1920 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1984 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2134 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Avaavaroa Passage:

  • Closest city location
    Punaauia (French Polynesia)
    710 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Faaa (French Polynesia)
    712 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Papeete (French Polynesia)
    713 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    937 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    1402 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Avaavaroa Passage is Rarotonga International (Avarua) Airport (RAR) in Cook Islands, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Avaavaroa Passage is Aitutaki Airport (AIT), also in Cook Islands, 272 km (169 miles) away.
Avaavaroa Passage break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Avaavaroa Passage, Rarotonga. Use the tab navigation above to view Avaavaroa Passage sea temperature, Avaavaroa Passage photographs, Avaavaroa Passage detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Avaavaroa Passage webcams, current wind from Rarotonga live weather stations and Avaavaroa Passage tide predictions. The Cook Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Cook Islands 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 Cook Islands 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 Avaavaroa Passage.