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Alofau Gas Station ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Alofau Gas Station Surf Guide

Alofau Gas Station in Tutuila is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for coral and sharks.

Alofau Gas Station Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Alofau Gas Station:

The best conditions reported for surf at Alofau Gas Station occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Alofau Gas Station (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Alofau Gas Station with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in May while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Alofau Gas Station Location Map

Interactive Alofau Gas Station surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Alofau Gas Station is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Alofau Gas Station is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Alofau Gas Station Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 17:24 Local Time
Thursday 04Fri
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 25
ESE 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Alofau Gas Station

Surf stats for Alofau Gas Station, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Alofau Gas Station

Wind stats for Alofau Gas Station, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Alofau Gas Station:

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