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Hang Nui ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Hang Nui Surf Guide

Hang Nui on the South Coast is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks and urchins.

Hang Nui Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hang Nui:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hang Nui 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 Hang Nui (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Hang Nui 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 36% of the time in April while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hang Nui Location Map

Interactive Hang Nui 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 Hang Nui is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Hang Nui is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 505 km (314 miles) away.

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Hang Nui Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 09:04 Local Time
Wednesday 14
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NW 20
NW 20
WNW
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Hang Nui

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

Wind History at Hang Nui

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hang Nui: