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Karawop ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Karawop Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 12:04 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
NE 10
E 10
Wind State cross cross-
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Karawop in East Sepik is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the south. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the north northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Karawop Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wewak, 33 km from Karawop.


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Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Karawop

Overall Karawop Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Karawop:

  • Closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    76 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    85 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    155 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    197 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Karawop:

  • Closest city location
    178 mi
  • Second closest city location
    190 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Jayapura (Indonesia)
    197 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Abepura (Indonesia)
    203 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    206 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Karawop is Wewak International Airport (WWK) in Papua New Guinea, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Karawop is Mount Hagen Airport (HGU), also in Papua New Guinea, 286 km (178 miles) away.
Karawop break location map and break info

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