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Vanimo Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.2 °C

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Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 09:43 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
SSE 10
NNE 15
Wind State off glass cross-

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Vanimo Reef in Sandaun is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the south and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the optimum wave angle is from the north northwest. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vanimo, Papua New Guinea, 2 km from Vanimo Reef.

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Vanimo Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 55km ENE of Vanimo, 54 km from Vanimo Reef.

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Current weather near Vanimo Reef

Overall Vanimo Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Vanimo Reef: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Vanimo Reef: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Vanimo Reef Location Maps

Vanimo Reef Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Vanimo Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    43 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    79 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    172 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    239 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Vanimo Reef:

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Town and city forecasts close to Vanimo Reef:

  • Closest city location
    Jayapura (Indonesia)
    43 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Abepura (Indonesia)
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    290 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    298 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    356 mi
Vanimo Reef break location map and break info

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