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Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Tafatafa Surf Forecast / Upolu / Samoa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 WSDT
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Tafatafa surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tafatafa sea temperature is 29.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.2 max: 30.1 min: 28.3 °C)
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Tafatafa surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tafatafa sea temperature is 29.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.2 max: 30.1 min: 28.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Upolu

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 44 km away suggest it is still onshore at Tafatafa (light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 140 to 240 degs) at Faleolo International/Apia Airport). 1.0m 10 s period swell from SSE with an additional 0.7m 18 s period swell from SW , plus 1.1m 9 s period wind swell from NNE

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44 km away, 1 h 10 min ago

Light
13 km/h
SSW
25.0
29.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Tafatafa today?

The current surf forecast for Tafatafa at 3AM is: 0.8m 10s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.8m 8s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 01:00am February 27). An open ocean swell of 1.3m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (WSDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)3ft (0.9m)14s
Afternoon (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.1m)13s
Evening (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.1m)13s

Table - waves today at Tafatafa. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
20113333233333333333322
T samoa.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T samoa.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T samoa.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T samoa.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
0.4
SW
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.9
SSE
1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1
SE
1
SE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
1810101013131313131313131313131312121212121211
10611110983313326376376382382376376370370364364353292282247202195133
25
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
20
NNW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
W
5
NW
10
WNW
0
NNW
10
NNE
20
N
20
N
15
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offoffoff
7:29AM
1.03
7:45PM
1.15
8:13AM
1.07
8:31PM
1.16
9:00AM
1.09
1:22AM
0.06
1:30PM
0.09
2:04AM
0.03
2:17PM
0.07
2:49AM
0.02
3:07PM
0.06

Note: the tide data above is for Salani which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Tafatafa.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tafatafa blow from the N

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
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thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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thunderstorm
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