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

Overall: 4.0

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Boulders Spot ID

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Boulders

Photo credit: Bruce Weatherill

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 23:03 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
N 20
NNW 20
NW 25
NW
Wind State off off cross-
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Boulders in Upolu is a fairly exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. A left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Boulders Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Faleolo International/Apia Airport, 32 km from Boulders.

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Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Boulders

Overall Boulders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Boulders Location Maps

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Boulders:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1904 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1906 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1911 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1947 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2133 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Boulders:

  • Closest city location
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    611 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    709 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    755 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    763 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Boulders is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Boulders is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 121 km (75 miles) away.
Boulders break location map and break info

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