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Erakor Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Erakor Island Spot ID

Erakor Island Reef Coral Left's photo

Erakor Island

Photo credit: Roberta Mayanh

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 07:40 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Erakor Island in Efate is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south. There is a left hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for coral.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Vila, Vanuatu, 5 km from Erakor Island.

IS AT (local time)

Erakor Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efateIl, 10 km from Erakor Island.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near Erakor Island

Overall Erakor Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Erakor Island Location Maps

Erakor Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Erakor Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Erakor Island:

Tide stations nearest to Erakor Island:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    176 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    176 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    226 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Erakor Island:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1527 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1544 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1549 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1550 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1686 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Erakor Island:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    333 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    600 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    604 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    666 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Erakor Island is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Erakor Island is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 350 km (217 miles) away.
Erakor Island break location map and break info

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