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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: 29.0 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 11:35 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 8 9
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
ESE 20
ESE 20
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.

moderate winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29.5 °C

Current weather near Sliding Rock

Buoy Data:

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

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 11 11 10 10

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Overall Sliding Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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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Ski Resorts closest to Sliding Rock:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1909 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1910 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1915 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1953 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    2139 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Sliding Rock:

  • Closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    70 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    669 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    761 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    810 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    817 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.