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Teahupoo ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.8
Difficulty Level: 4.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 4.2

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Teahupoo break guidePhoto by: nono44

Teahupoo Surf Guide

Teahupoo in Tahiti is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks,urchins and sharks.

Teahupoo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Teahupoo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Teahupoo occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Teahupoo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in April while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Teahupoo Location Map

Interactive Teahupoo 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 Teahupoo is Temae (Moorea) Airport (MOZ) in French Polynesia, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Teahupoo is Huahine Airport (HUH), also in French Polynesia, 229 km (142 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Teahupoo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 08:38 Local Time
Monday 10
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 30
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Teahupoo

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

Wind History at Teahupoo

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    21km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    28km away
    • Icon beach  red-
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    33km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    35km away

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