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Faganeanea ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Faganeanea Surf Guide

Faganeanea in Tutuila is an exposed reef and point break that has inconsistent surf. The optimum time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. A reef breaks left and there is a left hand point break too. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of coral.

Faganeanea Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Faganeanea:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Faganeanea 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 19% of the time in April while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Faganeanea Location Map

Interactive Faganeanea 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 Faganeanea is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Faganeanea is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Faganeanea Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 03:45 Local Time
Tuesday 11
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.7
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
W 10
NNW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
off
glass off off

Swell History at Faganeanea

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

Wind History at Faganeanea

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Faganeanea: