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Pakaia 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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Pakaia Surf Guide

Pakaia on the South Coast is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Pakaia Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Pakaia:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Pakaia sea temperature, Pakaia photographs, Pakaia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pakaia webcams, current wind from Easter Island live weather stations and Pakaia tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Chile wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Pakaia

Pakaia Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 07:40 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 14 13
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 30
NNE 25
N 35
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

For Hanga Piko, Easter Island, 4 km from Pakaia.

IS AT (local time)

Pakaia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At EasterIsland, 13 km from Pakaia.

light winds from the NNW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Pakaia

Overall Pakaia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Pakaia: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Pakaia: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Pakaia Location Maps

Pakaia Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Easter Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Pakaia

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Pakaia:

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Wave buoys nearest to Pakaia:

Tide stations nearest to Pakaia:

  • Closest tide station
    Hanga Piko, Easter Island
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Easter Island
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Mangareva Island
    1627 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rikitea, Gambier Islands
    1628 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mururoa Atoll
    1886 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Pakaia is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pakaia is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 504 km (313 miles) away.
Pakaia break location map and break info