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Matu'u ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Matu'u Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 17:01 Local time
Saturday 19Sun
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
ESE 25
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Matu'u in Tutuila is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There is a right hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include coral and sharks.

American Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tafuna, 3 km from Matu'u.

IS AT (local time)

Matu'u Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pago Pago Airport, 3 km from Matu'u.

moderate winds from the E

Shower light rain shower
Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Matu'u

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 15 miles from Matu'u.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 12 10 10 11

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Overall Matu'u Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

Surf stats for Matu'u: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Matu'u: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Ski Resorts closest to Matu'u:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1915 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1916 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1921 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1960 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2145 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Matu'u:

  • Closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    74 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    676 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    768 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    817 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    825 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Matu'u is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Matu'u is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 150 km (93 miles) away.
Matu'u break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Matu'u, Tutuila. Use the tab navigation above to view Matu'u sea temperature, Matu'u photographs, Matu'u detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Matu'u webcams, current wind from Tutuila live weather stations and Matu'u tide predictions. The American Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing American Samoa 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 American Samoa 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 Matu'u.