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Salamumu break guidePhoto by: Daniel

Salamumu Surf Guide

Salamumu in Upolu is an 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 optimum swell angle is from the southeast. A left hand reef break. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Salamumu Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Salamumu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salamumu 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 Salamumu (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Salamumu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in March while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Salamumu Location Map

Interactive Salamumu 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 Salamumu is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Salamumu is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 137 km (85 miles) away.

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Salamumu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 03:20 Local Time
Friday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 13 19 18
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Salamumu

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

Wind History at Salamumu

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
    24km away
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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
    29km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Salamumu: