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Aufaga Village ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.3

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Aufaga Village Surf Guide

Aufaga Village in Upolu is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

Aufaga Village Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aufaga Village:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Aufaga Village with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in April while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Aufaga Village Location Map

Interactive Aufaga Village 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 Aufaga Village is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Aufaga Village is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 96 km (60 miles) away.

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Aufaga Village Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 17:16 Local Time
Friday 05Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 25
E 20
E 20
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Aufaga Village

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

Wind History at Aufaga Village

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

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    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    11km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    18km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Aufaga Village:

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