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

Overall: 4.0

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Boulders Spot ID

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Photo credit: Bruce Weatherill

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 07:44 Local time
Tuesday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
Wind State cross-

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Boulders in Upolu is a fairly exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. A left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Boulders (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Boulders Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pago Pago Airport, 121 km from Boulders.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
24.1 °C

Current weather near Boulders

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 89 miles from Boulders.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 13 13 9 8

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Overall Boulders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November


Surf stats for Boulders: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Boulders: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Boulders Location Maps

Boulders Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Boulders:

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Wave buoys nearest to Boulders:

Tide stations nearest to Boulders:

  • Closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Asau Harbor, Savaii Island
    68 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    75 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tau Island, Manua Islands
    152 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Boulders is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Boulders is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 121 km (75 miles) away.
Boulders break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Boulders, Upolu. Use the tab navigation above to view Boulders sea temperature, Boulders photographs, Boulders detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Boulders webcams, current wind from Upolu live weather stations and Boulders tide predictions. The Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Samoa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Samoa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Boulders.