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Rubio ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rubio Spot ID

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Rubio photo


Photo credit: Shane Clark

Rubio photo


Photo credit: Shane Clark

Freddy, Rubio photo


Photo credit: Shane Clark

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.1 °C

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Thursday, 22 February 2018, 09:19 Local time
Thursday 22
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
Wind State cross-
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Rubio in New Ireland is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of coral.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Rubio Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 73km WNW of Kimbe, 359 km from Rubio.

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Current weather near Rubio

Overall Rubio Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Tide stations nearest to Rubio:

  • Closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    62 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    114 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    203 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    227 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Rubio:

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Town and city forecasts close to Rubio:

  • Closest city location
    62 mi
  • Second closest city location
    300 mi
  • Third closest city location
    424 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    457 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    459 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Rubio is Nadzab Airport (LAE) in Papua New Guinea, which is 699 km (434 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rubio is Madang Airport (MAG), also in Papua New Guinea, 738 km (458 miles) away.
Rubio break location map and break info

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