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

Overall: 4.3

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Tiavea Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.4 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 02:30 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
N 20
N 25
Wind State on on on on

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Tiavea Bay in Upolu is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

Samoa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Tiavea Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Faleolo International/Apia Airport, 56 km from Tiavea Bay.

light winds from the S

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Current weather near Tiavea Bay

Buoy Data:

At Aunuu, American Samoa, 70 miles from Tiavea Bay.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 11 10 11 11

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Overall Tiavea Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Tiavea Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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

Tiavea Bay Location Maps

Tiavea Bay Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Tiavea Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    58 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    58 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Asau Harbor, Savaii Island
    83 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tau Island, Manua Islands
    133 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Tiavea Bay is Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tiavea Bay is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also in Samoa, 94 km (58 miles) away.
Tiavea Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tiavea Bay, Upolu. Use the tab navigation above to view Tiavea Bay sea temperature, Tiavea Bay photographs, Tiavea Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tiavea Bay webcams, current wind from Upolu live weather stations and Tiavea Bay tide predictions. The Samoa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Samoa 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 Samoa 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 Tiavea Bay.