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Natadola Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Natadola Beach break guidePhoto by: Travis Guenther

Natadola Beach Surf Guide

Natadola Beach in Viti Levu is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right as well as reef breaks offering better lefts than rights.. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Natadola Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Natadola Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Natadola Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Natadola Beach 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 67% of the time in April while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
67%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Natadola Beach Location Map

Interactive Natadola Beach 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 Natadola Beach is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN) in Fiji, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Natadola Beach is Nausori International Airport (SUV), also in Fiji, 131 km (81 miles) away.

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Natadola Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 13:50 Local Time
Tuesday 02Wed
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SW
Period (s) 20 20 20 19
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 30
NNW 25
NNW 25
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Swell History at Natadola Beach

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

Wind History at Natadola Beach

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

Natadola Beach Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s55.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Christa from Fiji
“Natadola is a beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling. We go there most weekends. Unfortunately it is being turned into a rubbish dump. The Intercontinental and Yatule resort keep the areas in front of their properties clean and tidy, but the other side of the beach is marred and littered with rubbish dumped under the trees. I assume this is done by locals, as it's not just one or two empty containers left behind by tourists. These are big clumps of household rubbish. This can only harm the tourism industry in the long term. The same mindset can be seen when driving along the local roads (I'm not talking about Denerau or the resorts). Fiji is being turned into a rubbish dump and nobody seems to care, least of all the authorities. Such a pity!”

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