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Motu Mahara ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Motu Mahara Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 01:47 Local time
SunMonday 23
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
E 20
Wind State on on on on

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Motu Mahara in Huahine is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of coral,urchin, rips and rocks.

French Polynesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bali Hai, 7 km from Motu Mahara.

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Motu Mahara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP9343, 10 km from Motu Mahara.


Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Motu Mahara

Overall Motu Mahara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Motu Mahara Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Motu Mahara:

  • Closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    2544 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    2546 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    2549 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    2618 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2758 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Motu Mahara:

  • Closest city location
    108 mi
  • Second closest city location
    111 mi
  • Third closest city location
    111 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    1397 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    1962 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Motu Mahara is Huahine Airport (HUH) in French Polynesia, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Motu Mahara is Uturoa (Raiatea Island) Airport (RFP), also in French Polynesia, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Bora Bora Airport (BOB) in French Polynesia, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Maupiti Airport (MAU) in French Polynesia is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ), also in French Polynesia is the fifth nearest airport to Motu Mahara and is 155 km (96 miles) away.
Motu Mahara break location map and break info

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