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Papeete Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Papeete Harbour Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 02:08 Local time
SunMonday 23
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Papeete Harbour in Tahiti is an exposed beach and reef break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, pollution and sharks.

French Polynesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fare Ute Point, Papeete Harbor, Tahiti, 3 km from Papeete Harbour.

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Papeete Harbour Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tahiti Island-Faa'a International Airport, 2 km from Papeete Harbour.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.5 °C

Current weather near Papeete Harbour

Overall Papeete Harbour Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Ski Resorts closest to Papeete Harbour:

  • Closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    2570 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    2572 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    2576 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    2645 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2779 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Papeete Harbour:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    2 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    1494 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    2050 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Papeete Harbour is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Papeete Harbour is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 180 km (112 miles) away.
Papeete Harbour break location map and break info

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