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Fausse Passe in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Fausse Passe Spot Info

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Surfing Fausse Passe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fausse Passe occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

New Caledonia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Fausse Passe sea temperature, Fausse Passe photographs, Fausse Passe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fausse Passe webcams, current wind from New-Caledonia live weather stations and Fausse Passe tide predictions. The New Caledonia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia 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 Fausse Passe

Fausse Passe Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 10:05 Local time
Monday 25
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 20
WNW 25
W 20
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Tide Times:

At Fausse Passe (0 km).

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Fausse Passe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Noumea, 35 km from Fausse Passe.

light winds from the N

no report
Air temperature
19.0 °C

Current weather near Fausse Passe

Overall Fausse Passe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Fausse Passe: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Fausse Passe Location Maps

Fausse Passe Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Fausse Passe:

Tide stations nearest to Fausse Passe:

  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    68 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Fausse Passe is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Fausse Passe is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 68 km (42 miles) away.
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