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Simberi Island Surf Guide

Simberi Island in New Ireland is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Watch out for coral.

Simberi Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Simberi Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Simberi Island occur when a swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Simberi Island Location Map

Interactive Simberi Island 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 Simberi Island is Nadzab Airport (LAE) in Papua New Guinea, which is 732 km (455 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Simberi Island is Madang Airport (MAG), also in Papua New Guinea, 747 km (464 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Simberi Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 27 January 2022, 18:11 Local Time
ThuFri
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m)
1.3
N
1.3
N
1.3
N
1.2
N
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
10
Wind State glass cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Simberi Island

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

Wind History at Simberi Island

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    98km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    134km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    134km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    134km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    135km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Simberi Island: