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Alao ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Alao Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Thursday, 12 December 2019, 00:03 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - 8
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross-
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Alao in Tutuila is a fairly exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north.There is a left hand point break here. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Take care of coral and sharks.

American Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Alao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aunuu- American Samoa, 11 km from Alao.


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Current weather near Alao

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 7 miles from Alao.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 15

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Overall Alao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Tide stations nearest to Alao:

  • Closest tide station
    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Tau Island, Manua Islands
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Asau Harbor, Savaii Island
    147 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Alao is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Alao is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 161 km (100 miles) away.
Alao break location map and break info

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