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Fanning Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Fanning Island Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 09:28 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Fanning Island in Line Islands is a point break that has quite reliable surf. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. The best swell direction is from the west. A right hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Kiribati wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tabuaeran (Fanning) Island, Line Islands, Kiribati (2), 2 km from Fanning Island.

IS AT (local time)

Fanning Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cassidy International Airport, 296 km from Fanning Island.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
27.6 °C

Current weather near Fanning Island

Overall Fanning Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Fanning Island Location Maps

Fanning Island Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Fanning Island:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    3382 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    3382 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    3388 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    3403 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mountain High resort (United States)
    3410 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Fanning Island:

  • Closest city location
    Hilo (United States)
    1134 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Kahului (United States)
    1195 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Honolulu (United States)
    1212 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Waipahu (United States)
    1216 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Pearl City (United States)
    1216 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Fanning Island is Christmas Island (Kiritimati) Airport (CXI) in Kiribati, which is 307 km (191 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Fanning Island is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 1803 km (1120 miles) away.
Fanning Island break location map and break info

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