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Tafatafa ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Tafatafa Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 20:30 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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0.4
SE
0.5
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0.6
SE
Period (s) 8 3 3 4
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 20
SE 25
SE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
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Tafatafa in Upolu is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds are from the north. Easily blown out by onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salani, 1 km from Tafatafa.

IS AT (local time)

Tafatafa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Faleolo International/Apia Airport, 44 km from Tafatafa.

light winds from the E

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Tafatafa

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 80 miles from Tafatafa.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall Tafatafa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Tafatafa Location Maps

Tafatafa Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Tafatafa:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1907 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1909 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1914 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1950 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2136 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Tafatafa:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    620 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    717 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    763 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    771 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Tafatafa is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tafatafa is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 107 km (66 miles) away.
Tafatafa break location map and break info

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