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Turui ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Turui Surf Guide

Turui in Raiatea is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for coral,urchin, rips, rocks,localism.

Turui Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Turui:

The best conditions reported for surf at Turui occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Turui with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 67% of the time in March while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
67%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Turui Location Map

Interactive Turui 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 closest passenger airport to Turui is Uturoa (Raiatea Island) Airport (RFP) in French Polynesia, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Turui is Bora Bora Airport (BOB), also in French Polynesia, 51 km (32 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.
Turui Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 15:41 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.0
S
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WSW 20
WSW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Turui

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

Wind History at Turui

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Turui. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Turui: