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Motu Hava ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Motu Hava Surf Guide

Motu Hava on the West Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Motu Hava Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Motu Hava:

The best conditions reported for surf at Motu Hava occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Motu Hava 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 35% of the time in May while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Motu Hava Location Map

Interactive Motu Hava 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 Motu Hava is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Motu Hava is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 493 km (306 miles) away.

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Motu Hava Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 15:51 Local Time
Wednesday 21Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.0
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 25
NE 25
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Motu Hava

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

Wind History at Motu Hava

Wind stats for Motu Hava, 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 Motu Hava. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away

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