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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 08:28 Local time
Wednesday 17
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 12 12 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 15
SSE 20
SSE 15
Wind State glass cross cross cross

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Fausse Passe in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

New Caledonia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Fausse Passe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At La Tontouta International Airport, New Caledonia, 67 km from Fausse Passe.

light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 010 to 090 degs)

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Current weather near Fausse Passe

Overall Fausse Passe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Tide stations nearest to Fausse Passe:

  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    68 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Fausse Passe:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1241 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1269 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1274 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1274 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1385 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Fausse Passe:

  • Closest city location
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    356 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    782 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    792 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    833 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Fausse Passe is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Fausse Passe is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 68 km (42 miles) away.
Fausse Passe break location map and break info

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