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No Boats ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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No Boats Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 11:20 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 30
SE 30
Wind State cross-

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No Boats in Efate is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A reef breaks left. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of coral.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Vila, Vanuatu, 6 km from No Boats.

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No Boats Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efateIl, 12 km from No Boats.

light winds from the SSE

Clouds developing
Air temperature
27.3 °C

Current weather near No Boats

Overall No Boats Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Tide stations nearest to No Boats:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    177 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    178 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    227 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to No Boats:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1526 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1544 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1548 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1549 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1686 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to No Boats:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    333 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    597 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    602 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    663 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to No Boats is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to No Boats is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 351 km (218 miles) away.
No Boats break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for No Boats, Efate. Use the tab navigation above to view No Boats sea temperature, No Boats photographs, No Boats detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, No Boats webcams, current wind from Efate live weather stations and No Boats tide predictions. The Vanuatu swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu 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 No Boats.