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

Overall: 3.7

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Tapi Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 08:29 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Tapi Point in Efate is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south.The waves is a point break that peels left. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for coral.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Vila, Vanuatu, 6 km from Tapi Point.

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Tapi Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield-efateIl, 12 km from Tapi Point.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near Tapi Point

Overall Tapi Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tapi Point Location Maps

Tapi Point Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Tapi Point:

Tide stations nearest to Tapi Point:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    177 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    178 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    226 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Tapi Point:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1526 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1543 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1548 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1549 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1686 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Tapi Point:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    333 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    598 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    602 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    664 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Tapi Point is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tapi Point is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 350 km (217 miles) away.
Tapi Point break location map and break info

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