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

Overall: 3.5

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Vunaniu Surf Guide

Vunaniu in Kadavu Passage is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of urchins,coral and rips.

Vunaniu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vunaniu:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Vunaniu 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 42% of the time in March while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vunaniu Location Map

Interactive Vunaniu 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 Vunaniu is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN) in Fiji, which is 72 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Vunaniu is Nausori International Airport (SUV), also in Fiji, 78 km (48 miles) away.

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Vunaniu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 00:46 Local Time
SatSunday 28
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SW
0.6
SE
0.9
ESE
0.8
SE
Period (s) 15 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
NE 10
NNE 10
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Vunaniu

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

Wind History at Vunaniu

Wind stats for Vunaniu, 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 Vunaniu. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    11km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    25km away

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