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Pine Trees (Sunset) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Pine Trees (Sunset) Surf Guide

Pine Trees (Sunset) in Tahiti is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rocks, fire coral, rips and sharks.

Pine Trees (Sunset) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pine Trees (Sunset):

The best conditions reported for surf at Pine Trees (Sunset) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pine Trees (Sunset) 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 67% of the time in March while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% 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
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pine Trees (Sunset) Location Map

Interactive Pine Trees (Sunset) 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 Pine Trees (Sunset) is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pine Trees (Sunset) is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 190 km (118 miles) away.

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Pine Trees (Sunset) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 22:01 Local Time
ThuFriday 23
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
E 15
E 15
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pine Trees (Sunset)

Surf stats for Pine Trees (Sunset), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pine Trees (Sunset)

Wind stats for Pine Trees (Sunset), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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