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

Overall: 3.5

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Ovahe Surf Guide

Ovahe on the North Coast is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Ovahe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ovahe:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ovahe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in August while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
3%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
96%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ovahe Location Map

Interactive Ovahe 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 Ovahe is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ovahe is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 499 km (310 miles) away.

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Ovahe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 04:03 Local Time
Sunday 20
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
0.2
NNW
Period (s) 15 15 15 13
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Ovahe

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

Wind History at Ovahe

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ovahe: