uk es it fr pt nl
Piccinniny ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Piccinniny Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.4 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 04:15 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 14 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
S 10
SSE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Piccinniny in Kavieng is a fairly exposed point/Wharf break that has quite consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the north. 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, 1 km from Piccinniny.

IS AT (local time)

Piccinniny Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP8499, 212 km from Piccinniny.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Piccinniny

Overall Piccinniny Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

The rose diagram describes the variation of swells directed at Piccinniny through an av... (show all text)

This picture shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different direct... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Piccinniny surf consistency graph.

Also see Piccinniny surf quality by season and Piccinniny surf quality by month.

Compare Piccinniny with another surf break.

Piccinniny Location Maps

Piccinniny Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to PiccinninyShoreline around PiccinninyRoads and rivers around Piccinniny

Use this relief map to navigate to New Ireland surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Piccinniny

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Piccinniny:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Piccinniny:

Tide stations nearest to Piccinniny:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Piccinniny:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Piccinniny:

  • Closest city location
    159 mi
  • Second closest city location
    388 mi
  • Third closest city location
    391 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    413 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    462 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Piccinniny is Madang Airport (MAG) in Papua New Guinea, which is 627 km (389 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Piccinniny is Nadzab Airport (LAE), also in Papua New Guinea, 632 km (393 miles) away.
Piccinniny break location map and break info

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