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Sliding Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Sliding Rock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 00:15 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
E 15
Wind State off off off off

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Sliding Rock in Tutuila is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, rocks, sharks.

American Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Amanave Bay, 7 km from Sliding Rock.

IS AT (local time)

Sliding Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pago Pago Airport, 10 km from Sliding Rock.


Air temperature
27.5 °C

Current weather near Sliding Rock

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 22 miles from Sliding Rock.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
Dominant period (s) 13 14 15 13

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Overall Sliding Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Sliding Rock: see the swell variation by month.

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

Sliding Rock Location Maps

Sliding Rock Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sliding Rock:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sliding Rock:

Tide stations nearest to Sliding Rock:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    75 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Tau Island, Manua Islands
    86 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Asau Harbor, Savaii Island
    136 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Sliding Rock is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sliding Rock is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 143 km (89 miles) away.
Sliding Rock break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sliding Rock, Tutuila. Use the tab navigation above to view Sliding Rock sea temperature, Sliding Rock photographs, Sliding Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sliding Rock webcams, current wind from Tutuila live weather stations and Sliding Rock tide predictions. The American Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing American 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 American 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 Sliding Rock.