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Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Tahiti, French Polynesia)

Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 01:56 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
S 30
SSE 30
Wind State off off off off

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Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) in Tahiti is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

French Polynesia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mahina, 6 km from Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure).

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Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP3969, 22 km from Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure).

strong winds from the WSW

Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure)

Overall Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Location Maps

Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure):

  • Closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    2581 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    2583 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    2587 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    2657 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2791 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure):

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    1507 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    2063 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 196 km (122 miles) away.
Papenoo Rivermouth (L'Embouchure) break location map and break info

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