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Passe de Maraa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Passe de Maraa Surf Guide

Passe de Maraa in Tahiti is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, urchins,rocks and sharks.

Passe de Maraa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Passe de Maraa:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Passe de Maraa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 74% of the time in March while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
74%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Passe de Maraa Location Map

Interactive Passe de Maraa 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 Passe de Maraa is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Passe de Maraa is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 196 km (122 miles) away.

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Passe de Maraa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 21:50 Local Time
ThuFriday 23
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
ESE 15
E 15
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Passe de Maraa

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

Wind History at Passe de Maraa

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

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