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Tahai ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Tahai

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Tahai

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.1 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 08:35 Local time
Friday 17
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Wave (m) 2.3
NNW
2.5
N
2.2
N
1.5
WNW
Period (s) 6 7 7 9
Wind (km/h) 45
N 50
N 45
N 30
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
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Tahai on the West Coast is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Easter Island, 2 km from Tahai.

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Tahai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At EasterIsland, 3 km from Tahai.

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Current weather near Tahai

Overall Tahai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Tahai:

  • Closest city location
    2211 mi
  • Second closest city location
    2216 mi
  • Third closest city location
    2218 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    2219 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    2221 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Tahai is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tahai is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 493 km (306 miles) away.
Tahai break location map and break info

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