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Ricks Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ricks Reef

Photo credit: Ken

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Ricks Reef

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Ricks Reef

Photo credit: Weave Roland

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 13:46 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 30
SW 25
SSW 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Ricks Reef in - is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the north. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks,shallow reef.

Guam wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tamuning, 1 km from Ricks Reef.

IS AT (local time)

Ricks Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Maite wx, 1 km from Ricks Reef.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
24.8 °C

Current weather near Ricks Reef

Buoy Data:

At Ipan, Guam, 9 miles from Ricks Reef.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Ricks Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Ricks Reef:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Jayapura (Indonesia)
    1142 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Abepura (Indonesia)
    1151 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Manokwari (Indonesia)
    1233 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Tandag (Philippines)
    1295 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ricks Reef is Guam International (Agana) Airport (GUM) in Mariana Islands, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ricks Reef is Andersen Afb Airport (UAM), also in Mariana Islands, 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Rota International Airport (ROP) in Mariana Islands, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • West Tinian Airport (TNI) in Mariana Islands is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Saipan International Airport (SPN), also in Mariana Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Ricks Reef and is 209 km (130 miles) away.
Ricks Reef break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ricks Reef, Guam. Use the tab navigation above to view Ricks Reef sea temperature, Ricks Reef photographs, Ricks Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ricks Reef webcams, current wind from Guam live weather stations and Ricks Reef tide predictions. The Guam swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Guam 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 Guam 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 Ricks Reef.