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Soumabal Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Soumabal Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 06:27 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 30
ESE 25
SE 25
Wind State cross-

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Soumabal Point in Efate is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south.The break here is a left hand point. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include sharks,coral.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bobs, 3 km from Soumabal Point.

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Soumabal Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efateIl, 24 km from Soumabal Point.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Soumabal Point

Overall Soumabal Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Wave buoys nearest to Soumabal Point:

Tide stations nearest to Soumabal Point:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    183 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    184 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    228 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Soumabal Point:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1523 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1539 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1544 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1545 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1682 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Soumabal Point:

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    335 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    587 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    592 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    653 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Soumabal Point is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Soumabal Point is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 354 km (220 miles) away.
Soumabal Point break location map and break info

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