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

Overall: 3.8

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White Cows Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 23:08 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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White Cows in Efate is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks peel to the right Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks and coral.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Forari, Vanuatu, 6 km from White Cows.

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White Cows Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bauerfield/efate, 22 km from White Cows.

light winds from the SE

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near White Cows

Overall White Cows Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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White Cows Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to White Cows:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    173 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    175 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    240 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to White Cows:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1534 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1551 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1556 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1556 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1694 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to White Cows:

  • Closest city location
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    347 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    587 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    591 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    653 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to White Cows is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to White Cows is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 372 km (231 miles) away.
White Cows break location map and break info

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