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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 08:03 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SSE 30
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Shipwrecks in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of Shallow reef, rocks and sharks.

New Caledonia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mushrooms, 3 km from Shipwrecks.

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Shipwrecks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aéroport de Nouméa - La Tontout, 48 km from Shipwrecks.

moderate winds from the SSE

no report
Air temperature
23.1 °C

Current weather near Shipwrecks

Overall Shipwrecks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Shipwrecks Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Shipwrecks:

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Wave buoys nearest to Shipwrecks:

Tide stations nearest to Shipwrecks:

  • Closest tide station
    37 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    42 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    51 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    59 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Shipwrecks:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1299 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1330 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1334 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1335 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    1421 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Shipwrecks:

  • Closest city location
    50 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    334 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    809 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    819 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    863 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Shipwrecks is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shipwrecks is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA), also in New Caledonia, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Kone Airport (KNQ) in New Caledonia, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Touho Airport (TOU) in New Caledonia is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Ouvea Ouloup Airport (UVE), also in New Caledonia is the fifth nearest airport to Shipwrecks and is 165 km (102 miles) away.
Shipwrecks break location map and break info

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