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

Overall: 4.0

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Erakor Point Surf Guide

Erakor Point in Efate is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Right and better left hand reef breaks.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include coral.

Erakor Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Erakor Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Erakor Point occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Erakor Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in February while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Erakor Point Location Map

Interactive Erakor Point 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 Erakor Point is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Erakor Point is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 349 km (217 miles) away.

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Erakor Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 01:09 Local Time
Wednesday 12
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 1.2
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 30
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on

Swell History at Erakor Point

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

Wind History at Erakor Point

Wind stats for Erakor Point, 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 Erakor Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

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