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Desperations Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.5 °C

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 22:19 Local time
TueWednesday 24
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 25
SE 25
SE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Desperations in Mamanucas is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Fiji wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cloudbreak, 9 km from Desperations.

IS AT (local time)

Desperations Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Unnamed Road Nadi wx, 27 km from Desperations.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
23.1 °C

Current weather near Desperations

Overall Desperations Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

This chart describes the range of swells directed at Desperations through a typical Jan... (show all text)

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Also see Desperations surf quality by season and Desperations surf quality by month.

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Desperations Location Maps

Desperations Location Map

Wave buoys nearest to Desperations:

Desperations break location map and break info

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


 23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ.
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