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

Overall: 3.5

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Golf Course break guidePhoto by: unrestraint

Golf Course Surf Guide

Golf Course in Raratonga is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include coral.

Golf Course Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Golf Course:

The best conditions reported for surf at Golf Course occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Golf Course with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 56% of the time in June while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Golf Course Location Map

Interactive Golf Course 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 Golf Course is Rarotonga International (Avarua) Airport (RAR) in Cook Islands, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Golf Course is Aitutaki Airport (AIT), also in Cook Islands, 265 km (165 miles) away.

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Golf Course Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 13:47 Local Time
Saturday 17
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
SE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Golf Course

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

Wind History at Golf Course

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

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