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Ifira Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Ifira Island Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 13:14 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 30
SE 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Ifira Island in Efate is a very sheltered point break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south.Surfers ride left hand point. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rips, rocks and sharks.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Vila, Vanuatu, 3 km from Ifira Island.

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Ifira Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efate Il, 6 km from Ifira Island.

moderate winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
29.6 °C

Current weather near Ifira Island

Overall Ifira Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ifira Island Location Maps

Ifira Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ifira Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ifira Island:

Tide stations nearest to Ifira Island:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    173 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    173 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    229 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ifira Island:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1530 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1548 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1552 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1553 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1689 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ifira Island:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    334 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    601 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    605 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    667 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Ifira Island is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ifira Island is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 354 km (220 miles) away.
Ifira Island break location map and break info

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