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Raiven Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(New Britain and Duke of York, Papua New Guinea)

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.5 °C

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Thursday, 14 December 2017, 18:19 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Raiven in New Britain and Duke of York is a quite exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There is no point break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of coral.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At SHIP2047, 560 km from Raiven.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
32.0 °C

Current weather near Raiven

Overall Raiven Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Tide stations nearest to Raiven:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    167 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    174 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    180 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Raiven:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    252 mi
  • Third closest city location
    403 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    415 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    457 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Raiven is Nadzab Airport (LAE) in Papua New Guinea, which is 670 km (416 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Raiven is Madang Airport (MAG), also in Papua New Guinea, 735 km (457 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Raiven, New Britain and D.o.York. Use the tab navigation above to view Raiven sea temperature, Raiven photographs, Raiven detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Raiven webcams, current wind from New Britain and D.o.York live weather stations and Raiven 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 Raiven.