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Arue Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Arue Beach Surf Guide

Arue Beach in Tahiti is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Arue Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Arue Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Arue Beach occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Arue Beach 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 9% of the time in January while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
74%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Arue Beach Location Map

Interactive Arue Beach 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 Arue Beach is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Arue Beach is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 187 km (116 miles) away.

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Arue Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 16:48 Local Time
Monday 01Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.5
WSW
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
WNW 10
W 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass

Swell History at Arue Beach

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

Wind History at Arue Beach

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

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