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Daku ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Daku Surf Guide

Daku in Kadavu Passage is a sheltered reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Daku Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Daku:

The best conditions reported for surf at Daku occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Daku with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in April while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Daku Location Map

Interactive Daku 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 Daku is Nausori International Airport (SUV) in Fiji, which is 137 km (85 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Daku is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN), also in Fiji, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Daku Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 20:22 Local Time
WedThursday 15
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.0
SSW
1.9
SW
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 15
E 15
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Daku

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

Wind History at Daku

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

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