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Lavata ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lavata Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 04:35 Local time
Wednesday 15
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
E 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Lavata in New Georgia is a sheltered reef break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A left hand reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of coral.

Solomon Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nususonga, Solomon Islands, 3 km from Lavata.

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Lavata Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Munda-New Georgia, 5 km from Lavata.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
25.7 °C

Current weather near Lavata

Overall Lavata Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Lavata:

  • Closest city location
    Arawa (Papua New Guinea)
    187 mi
  • Second closest city location
    202 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Kokopo (Papua New Guinea)
    438 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Popondetta (Papua New Guinea)
    615 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)
    693 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Lavata is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM) in Papua New Guinea, which is 1105 km (686 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Lavata is Nadzab Airport (LAE), also in Papua New Guinea, 1174 km (729 miles) away.
Lavata break location map and break info

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