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

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Mataval Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tahiti, French Polynesia)


Mataval Bay Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.7 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 23:22 Local time

Fri Saturday 28
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Mataval Bay in Tahiti is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks and sharks.

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French Polynesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mataiva, Tahiti, 4 km from Mataval Bay.

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Mataval Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tahiti Island-Faa'a International Airport, 14 km from Mataval Bay.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Mataval Bay

Overall Mataval Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Mataval Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mataval Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Mahoti Reef 1 mi
Second closest break Motuau Island 1 mi
Third closest break Point Venus Reef 1 mi
Fourth closest break Arue Beach 2 mi
Fifth closest break Orofara Beach 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Mataval Bay:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 2444 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 2628 mi
Third closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 2838 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 2838 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 2945 mi

Tide stations nearest to Mataval Bay:

Closest tide station Mataiva 2 mi
Second closest tide station Mahina 2 mi
Third closest tide station Fare Ute Point, Papeete Harbor 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Punaauia 12 mi
Fifth closest tide station Paea 14 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Mataval Bay:

Closest ski area Tukino (New Zealand) 2577 mi
Second closest ski area Whakapapa (New Zealand) 2579 mi
Third closest ski area Turoa (New Zealand) 2583 mi
Fourth closest ski area Manganui (New Zealand) 2653 mi
Fifth closest ski area Rainbow (New Zealand) 2787 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Mataval Bay:

Closest city location Papeete (French Polynesia) 7 mi
Second closest city location Faaa (French Polynesia) 8 mi
Third closest city location Punaauia (French Polynesia) 12 mi
Fourth closest city location Apia (Samoa) 1501 mi
Fifth closest city location Suva (Fiji) 2110 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Mataval Bay is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Mataval Bay is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 187 km (116 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mataval Bay, Tahiti. Use the tab navigation above to view Mataval Bay sea temperature, Mataval Bay photographs, Mataval Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mataval Bay webcams, current wind from Tahiti live weather stations and Mataval Bay tide predictions. The French Polynesia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing French Polynesia 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 French Polynesia 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 Mataval Bay.


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