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

Overall: 3.2

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Utulei Surf Guide

Utulei in Tutuila is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips, pollution, coral and sharks.

Utulei Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Utulei:

The best conditions reported for surf at Utulei occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Utulei 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 23% of the time in March while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Utulei Location Map

Interactive Utulei 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 Utulei is Pago Pago International Airport (PPG) in Samoa, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Utulei is Faleolo International Airport (APW), also in Samoa, 150 km (93 miles) away.

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Utulei Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 05:58 Local Time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE 30
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Utulei

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

Wind History at Utulei

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

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    • Icon  s33.3
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Utulei: