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Teouma Bay break guidePhoto by: Richard Butler

Teouma Bay Surf Guide

Teouma Bay in Efate is a sheltered reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for sharks,coral.

Teouma Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Teouma Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Teouma Bay 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 Teouma Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Teouma Bay 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 0% of the time in January while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 95% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
95%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Teouma Bay 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 Teouma Bay is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Teouma Bay is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 352 km (219 miles) away.

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Teouma Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 3 December 2021, 15:07 Local Time
Friday 03
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m)
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.4
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 8 7
Wind (km/h)
25
20
25
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Teouma Bay

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

Wind History at Teouma Bay

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

Teouma Bay Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s55.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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richard butler from Australia
“We are building a land subdivision coral cove estate and small resort Pacific Haven resort that fronts onto Teouma bay just 12 to 15 minutes drive from Port Villa. The bay is fantastic with a fabulous beach restaurant "Tamanu" at the narrow point. Totally awesome place.”

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