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

Overall: 4.0

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Makuti Surf Guide

Makuti in New Georgia is an exposed reef break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of coral.

Makuti Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Makuti:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Makuti with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in May while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Makuti Location Map

Interactive Makuti 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 Makuti is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM) in Papua New Guinea, which is 1080 km (671 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Makuti is Nadzab Airport (LAE), also in Papua New Guinea, 1142 km (709 miles) away.

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Makuti Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 18:17 Local Time
WedThu
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.2
S
0.2
S
0.3
S
0.4
S
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
ENE 20
NE 20
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Makuti

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

Wind History at Makuti

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

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    • Icon  s44.0
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    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    25km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Makuti: