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Poloa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Poloa Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 08:25 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
ENE 25
ENE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Poloa in Tutuila is an exposed reef and point break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. A right hand reef Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of sharp coral, rips and sharks.

American Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Amanave Bay, 1 km from Poloa.

IS AT (local time)

Poloa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pago Pago Airport, 16 km from Poloa.

light winds from the N

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Poloa

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 25 miles from Poloa.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 13 11 13 11

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Overall Poloa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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


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

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Ski Resorts closest to Poloa:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1910 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1911 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1916 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1955 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2139 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Poloa:

  • Closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    65 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    666 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    758 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    807 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    815 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Poloa is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Poloa is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 135 km (84 miles) away.
Poloa break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Poloa, Tutuila. Use the tab navigation above to view Poloa sea temperature, Poloa photographs, Poloa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Poloa webcams, current wind from Tutuila live weather stations and Poloa tide predictions. The American Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing American Samoa 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 American Samoa 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 Poloa.