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

Overall: 3.7

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Paea Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 06:55 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 20
Wind State off off off off

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Paea in Tahiti is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rips and sharks.

French Polynesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paea, 3 km from Paea.

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Paea Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tahiti Island-Faa'a International Airport, 18 km from Paea.

light winds from the SSE

Clear skies
Air temperature
22.1 °C

Current weather near Paea

Overall Paea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Ski Resorts closest to Paea:

  • Closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    2564 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    2566 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    2569 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    2640 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2773 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Paea:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    1497 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    2052 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Paea is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Paea is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 191 km (119 miles) away.
Paea break location map and break info

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