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Santa Maria Anguar Surf Guide

Santa Maria Anguar in Palau is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the east. The best swell direction is from the northwest. A right hand reef break. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Santa Maria Anguar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Santa Maria Anguar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Santa Maria Anguar occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Santa Maria Anguar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in December while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Santa Maria Anguar Location Map

Interactive Santa Maria Anguar 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 Santa Maria Anguar is Babelthuap Airport (ROR) in Palau Island, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Santa Maria Anguar is Yap International Airport (YAP) in Micronesia, 522 km (324 miles) away.

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Santa Maria Anguar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 29 November 2021, 02:35 Local Time
Monday 29
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
0.3
NE
0.6
N
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
Period (s) 12 7 18 18
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Santa Maria Anguar

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

Wind History at Santa Maria Anguar

Wind stats for Santa Maria Anguar, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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