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Orofara Beach Surf Guide

Orofara Beach in Tahiti is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

Orofara Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Orofara Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Orofara Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in December while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 88% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
88%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Orofara Beach Location Map

Interactive Orofara 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 Orofara Beach is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Orofara Beach is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 192 km (119 miles) away.

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Orofara Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 17:06 Local Time
Friday 20Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
15
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Orofara Beach

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

Wind History at Orofara Beach

Wind stats for Orofara Beach, 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 Orofara Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Orofara Beach: