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Wilkes Pass ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Wilkes Pass Spot ID

Fiji's world class righthander, Wilkes Pass photo

Wilkes Pass

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Wilks passage, Wilkes Pass photo

Wilkes Pass

Photo credit: Surf Rendezvous Fiji

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 16:00 Local time
Thursday 19Fri
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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Wilkes Pass in Mamanucas is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Does not handle onshore winds very well Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Best around high tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and rocks.

Fiji wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cloudbreak, 5 km from Wilkes Pass.

IS AT (local time)

Wilkes Pass Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nandi/Nadi International Airport, 31 km from Wilkes Pass.

light winds from the SE

Clouds developing
Air temperature
29.5 °C

Current weather near Wilkes Pass

Overall Wilkes Pass Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Wilkes Pass Location Maps

Wilkes Pass Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Wilkes Pass:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1482 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1485 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1488 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1495 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1681 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Wilkes Pass:

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    26 mi
  • Third closest city location
    85 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    177 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    582 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Wilkes Pass is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN) in Fiji, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Wilkes Pass is Nausori International Airport (SUV), also in Fiji, 148 km (92 miles) away.
Wilkes Pass break location map and break info

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