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

Overall: 3.7

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Vaihu Surf Forecast / Easter Island / Chile

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 17 May 2021 EAST
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Vaihu surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vaihu sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.4 min: 21.0 °C)
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Vaihu surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vaihu sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.4 min: 21.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Easter Island

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Vaihu (light winds from the SSE at Easter Island 7 km from Vaihu).

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Actual: 44 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SSE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Vaihu today?

The current surf forecast for Vaihu at 9PM is: 4.0m 16s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 17). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 11s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 8.

Time (EAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 May)15ft (4.5m)16s
Afternoon (17 May)13ft (4.0m)16s
Evening (17 May)13ft (4.0m)16s

Table - waves today at Vaihu. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
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T global pacific.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T global pacific.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T global pacific.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
4.5
SSW
4.5
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.1
S
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.2
S
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
2.1
SW
2.3
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
1.3
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
3
WSW
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15
SSW
20
SSW
15
SSE
15
S
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
5
ESE
5
E
10
NE
10
NE
15
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
25
NNE
35
NNE
40
N
40
N
40
NNW
35
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
20
SW
20
SW
20
S
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
10
ESE
5
SE
5
S
0
ESE
10
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
30
N
35
N
30
N
30
NNW
30
N
30
N
30
N
30
N
35
N
30
NNW
30
NNW
25
W
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
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off
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12:29PM
0.77
1:19AM
0.55
1:01PM
0.78
1:44AM
0.58
1:32PM
0.78
2:11AM
0.62
2:05PM
0.77
2:43AM
0.66
2:42PM
0.75
3:22AM
0.71
3:22PM
0.71
4:07AM
0.75
4:10PM
0.67
5:01AM
0.78
5:06PM
0.61
7:22PM
0.16
6:36AM
0.27
7:45PM
0.16
7:12AM
0.25
8:09PM
0.15
7:50AM
0.23
8:35PM
0.13
8:33AM
0.21
9:05PM
0.13
9:22AM
0.21
9:41PM
0.12
10:18AM
0.22
10:23PM
0.13
11:24AM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is for Hanga Piko, Easter Island which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Vaihu.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Vaihu blow from the N

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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