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Motuau Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Motuau Island Surf Forecast / Tahiti / French Polynesia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Saturday 30 May 2015 TAHT

Motuau Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Motuau Island sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 30 May 1981-2005 - mean: 27.4 max: 28.0 min: 26.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)566-1067777-7-----------
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)979510202190297306230200012700000000000
Wind
(km/h)
35 ENE35
30 ENE30
35 E35
40 E40
40 E40
40 ESE40
35 E35
30 ENE30
30 ENE30
30 E30
35 SE35
25 E25
25 ESE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:25AM
0.28

11:49PM
0.30
11:56AM
0.29

12:18AM
0.31
12:21PM
0.30

12:46AM
0.31
12:53PM
0.30

1:16AM
0.30
1:20PM
0.30

1:49AM
0.29
1:55PM
0.29

2:27AM
0.27

2:34PM
0.28
3:07AM
0.25


Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:33PM
0.04

5:57AM
0.05
6:00PM
0.03

6:22AM
0.05
6:34PM
0.02

6:51AM
0.05
7:04PM
0.02

7:18AM
0.06
7:36PM
0.03

7:49AM
0.07

8:12PM
0.05
8:28AM
0.08

8:53PM
0.07


Note: the tide data above is for Mahina which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Motuau Island.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Motuau Island blow from the S.
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Summary
rain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
223----224542----------
High °C
2727272727272727272726272726262626262626262626
Low °C
2627262627262726262626262626262626252626262626
Chill °C (?)
2727272727272727272726272726262626262626262626
Sunrise
6:20--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:22--6:22-
Sunset
-17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Sat morning, min 26°C on Sat morning). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue night, min 25°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Motuau Island Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Motuau Island provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Motuau Island can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Motuau Island surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Motuau Island) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Motuau Island may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Tahiti? If you are looking for accommodation near Motuau Island, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Tahiti, consider staying in Papeete which is 14 km (9 miles) away. Other places in and around Tahiti where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Faaa which is 15 km (9 miles) away and Punaauia, 21 km (13 miles) away.