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Gouaro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Gouaro Spot ID

Nekweta Surf Camp, Gouaro photo


Photo credit: Manu Hernu

consistent swell, Gouaro photo


Photo credit: Troy Glenn

Reef Pass, Gouaro photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.7 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 14:34 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 25
SE 15
ESE 10
Wind State on on cross-

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Gouaro in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips, reef.

New Caledonia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Green Island Left (Île Verte), 2 km from Gouaro.

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Gouaro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Poindimie, 80 km from Gouaro.


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Air temperature
28.3 °C

Current weather near Gouaro

Overall Gouaro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Wave buoys nearest to Gouaro:

Tide stations nearest to Gouaro:

  • Closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    69 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    74 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    79 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    86 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Gouaro:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1324 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1355 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1360 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1360 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    1421 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Gouaro:

  • Closest city location
    77 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    329 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    823 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    832 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Caloundra (Australia)
    853 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gouaro is Kone Airport (KNQ) in New Caledonia, 90 km (56 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gouaro is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Touho Airport (TOU) in New Caledonia, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Ouvea Ouloup Airport (UVE), also in New Caledonia is the fifth nearest airport to Gouaro and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
Gouaro break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gouaro, New-Caledonia. Use the tab navigation above to view Gouaro sea temperature, Gouaro photographs, Gouaro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gouaro webcams, current wind from New-Caledonia live weather stations and Gouaro 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 Gouaro.