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French Polynesia Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
  Papenoo
 
2ft 4secs 98° 17mph E - Cross shore - 96°
 Haapiti
Star Star Star Star Star
6ft 15secs 212° 11mph E - Offshore - 91°
 Hauru
Star Star
6ft 15secs 212° 11mph E - Offshore - 91°
 Maharepa
 
0ft 0secs 0° 11mph E - Cross shore - 91°
 Papara
Star Star Star Star Star
7ft 15secs 213° 15mph E - Offshore - 99°
 Papeari
Star Star Star Star Star
7ft 15secs 213° 15mph E - Cross/offshore - 99°
 Passe de Maraa
Star Star Star Star Star
7ft 15secs 213° 15mph E - Offshore - 99°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Tuamotus, Huahinè and Tahiti absorb much of swell which piles up from the southern storm-belt and into French Polynesia. With 200 islands making up the region, numerous perfect set-ups have yet to be surfed - or go unsurfed most of the time. Tahiti's Teahupoo is the postcard wave, with flawless but brutal barrels. Other waves are reef passes and points, some miniature versions of Teahupoo, barrelling top-to-bottom. The majority of the swell is southerly, generated off New Zealand or coming up from the Antarctic, peaking in May and October (dry season). Despite receiving the same north swells which hit Hawaii between November and March they are much reduced in power. Trade winds blow consistently from the east, shifting slightly north in the wet season and southerly in the dry. Water temperatures are a tropical 25 to 27ºC or 77 to 81ºF year-round.
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