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Salailua ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Salailua Spot ID

Salailua left photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

View from our Fale, Salailua photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.7 °C

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 13:38 Local time
Wednesday 24Thu
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
NW 20
NW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Salailua in Savai'i is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Salailua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At MTTalu, 23 km from Salailua.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
28.6 °C

Current weather near Salailua

Overall Salailua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Salailua Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Salailua:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1905 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1907 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1911 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1945 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2132 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Salailua:

  • Closest city location
    60 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    566 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    669 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    712 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    720 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Salailua is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Salailua is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 216 km (134 miles) away.
Salailua break location map and break info

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