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Nago ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Nago Spot ID

Bill cranking back to the reef at Nago Lefts Kavieng PNG photo


Photo credit: Bill Bolland

Pete, Nago photo


Photo credit: Bill Bolland

Bocco, Nago photo


Photo credit: David Heal

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 23:23 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 7 8 - -
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 15
SSW 15
S 15
Wind State cross-
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Nago in Kavieng is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the south. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks left. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of sharks,sea snakes,stonefish and rocks.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, 4 km from Nago.

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Nago Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Kavieng W.o., 4 km from Nago.


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  • Closest city location
    159 mi
  • Second closest city location
    385 mi
  • Third closest city location
    389 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    413 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    461 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Nago is Madang Airport (MAG) in Papua New Guinea, which is 624 km (388 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Nago is Nadzab Airport (LAE), also in Papua New Guinea, 629 km (391 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nago, New Ireland. Use the tab navigation above to view Nago sea temperature, Nago photographs, Nago detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nago webcams, current wind from New Ireland live weather stations and Nago 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 Nago.