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Triplets Surf Guide

Triplets in Efate is an exposed bombora break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Primarily a right hand reef break, although a left is also possible.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Triplets Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Triplets:

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

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Triplets with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in February while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Triplets Location Map

Interactive Triplets 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 Triplets is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Triplets is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 350 km (217 miles) away.

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Triplets Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 June 2023, 22:44 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 6 11
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Triplets

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

Wind History at Triplets

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Triplets:

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