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Aunu'u Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.9

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Aunu'u Island Surf Guide

Aunu'u Island in Tutuila is an exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of coral.

Aunu'u Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aunu'u Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aunu'u Island occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Aunu'u Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in June while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
2%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Aunu'u Island Location Map

Interactive Aunu'u Island 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 Aunu'u Island is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Aunu'u Island is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 162 km (101 miles) away.

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Aunu'u Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 08:44 Local Time
Thursday 25
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.0
W
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 7 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 30
NNW 15
NNW
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Aunu'u Island

Surf stats for Aunu'u Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Aunu'u Island

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Aunu'u Island. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Aunu'u Island: