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Saaga Surf Guide

Saaga in Upolu is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north with some shelter here from southeast winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Saaga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saaga:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Saaga with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in April while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Saaga Location Map

Interactive Saaga 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 Saaga is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Saaga is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Saaga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 16:44 Local Time
Tuesday 05Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1
SW
1.7
ESE
1
SW
1.6
ESE
Period (s) 16 10 16 10
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross

Swell History at Saaga

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

Wind History at Saaga

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    19km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Saaga: