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Tahai ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Tahai break guidePhoto by: All guti

Tahai Surf Guide

Tahai on the West Coast is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Tahai Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Tahai:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tahai occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Global-Pacific wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Tahai sea temperature, Tahai photographs, Tahai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tahai webcams, current wind from Easter Island live weather stations and Tahai tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile 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 Chile 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 Tahai

Tahai Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 07:06 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
N 25
N 30
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Easter Island, 2 km from Tahai.

IS AT (local time)

Tahai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At EasterIsland, 3 km from Tahai.

light winds from the NNW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Tahai

Overall Tahai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Tahai: see the swell variation by month.


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

Tahai photo


Photo credit: All guti

Tahai -rapanui photo


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Tahai Location Maps

Tahai Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Easter Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Tahai

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tahai:

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Wave buoys nearest to Tahai:

Tide stations nearest to Tahai:

  • Closest tide station
    Easter Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hanga Piko, Easter Island
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Mangareva Island
    1619 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rikitea, Gambier Islands
    1619 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mururoa Atoll
    1878 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Tahai is Mataveri International (Easter Island) Airport (IPC) in Chile, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tahai is (Carnarvon) Airport (CVQ) in Australia, 493 km (306 miles) away.
Tahai break location map and break info