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Takara ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Takara Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 06:45 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Takara in Efate is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include coral,.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mangea Reefs (The Channel Island), 3 km from Takara.

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Takara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efate Il, 23 km from Takara.


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Air temperature
17.9 °C

Current weather near Takara

Overall Takara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Wave buoys nearest to Takara:

Tide stations nearest to Takara:

  • Closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    163 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    165 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    245 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Takara:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1543 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1560 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1564 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1566 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1703 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Takara:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    352 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    593 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    597 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    659 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Takara is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Takara is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 381 km (237 miles) away.
Takara break location map and break info

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