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Anakena ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.4

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Anakena break guide

Anakena Surf Guide

Anakena on the North Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Anakena Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anakena:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anakena occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Anakena with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in January while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anakena Location Map

Interactive Anakena 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 Anakena is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anakena is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 498 km (309 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Anakena Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 12:50 Local Time
Thursday 22
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 15
ENE 10
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Anakena

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

Wind History at Anakena

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Anakena: