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Takara ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Takara Surf Guide

Takara in Efate is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include coral,.

Takara Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Takara:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Takara (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Takara with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Takara Location Map

Interactive Takara 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 Takara is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Takara is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 381 km (237 miles) away.

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Takara Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 17:04 Local Time
Thursday 25
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.5
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 30
ESE 30
ESE 30
ESE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Takara

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

Wind History at Takara

Wind stats for Takara, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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