Pipes Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell S | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C
Pipes in Kadavu Passage is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. There is a left hand reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of coral.
Overall Pipes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- The nearest passenger airport to Pipes is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN) in Fiji, which is 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Pipes is Nausori International Airport (SUV), also in Fiji, 75 km (47 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pipes, Kadavu Passage. Use the tab navigation above to view Pipes sea temperature, Pipes photographs, Pipes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pipes webcams, current wind from Kadavu Passage live weather stations and Pipes tide predictions. The Fiji swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Fiji 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 Fiji 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 Pipes.