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

Overall: 4.2

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Salailua break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Salailua Surf Guide

Salailua in Savai'i is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Salailua Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Salailua:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Salailua sea temperature, Salailua photographs, Salailua detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Salailua webcams, current wind from Savaii live weather stations and Salailua tide predictions. The Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing 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 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 Salailua

Salailua Surf:

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 04:53 Local time
Tuesday 14
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 40
ESE 40
ESE 40
ESE 45
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Salailua (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Salailua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pago Pago Airport, 216 km from Salailua.

fresh winds from the SE

Shower light rain shower
Air temperature
27.1 °C

Current weather near Salailua

Overall Salailua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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


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

Salailua left photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

View from our Fale, Salailua photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Salailua Location Maps

Salailua Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Savaii surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Salailua

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Salailua:

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Wave buoys nearest to Salailua:

Tide stations nearest to Salailua:

  • Closest tide station
    Asau Harbor, Savaii Island
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    57 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    134 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    135 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tau Island, Manua Islands
    209 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Salailua is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Salailua is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 216 km (134 miles) away.
Salailua break location map and break info