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Naa Surf Guide

Naa in Gilbert Islands is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the south and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. The best swell direction is from the northeast. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Rocks.

Naa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Naa:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Naa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in October while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Naa Location Map

Interactive Naa 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 Naa is Bonriki International (Tarawa) Airport (TRW) in Kiribati, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Naa is Tabiteuea North Airport (TBF), also in Kiribati, 377 km (234 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 13:49 Local Time
Friday 19Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m)
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Naa

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

Wind History at Naa

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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Wave Buoys Nearest To Naa: