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French Polynesia Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
  Papenoo
 
2ft 4secs 86° 14mph ENE - Cross/onshore - 75°
 Haapiti
Star
2ft 12secs 215° 12mph ENE - Offshore - 73°
 Hauru
 
2ft 12secs 215° 12mph ENE - Offshore - 73°
 Maharepa
 
0ft 0secs 0° 12mph ENE - Cross/onshore - 73°
 Papara
Star Star
5.5ft 9secs 129° 13mph ENE - Offshore - 77°
 Papeari
Star Star
5.5ft 9secs 129° 13mph ENE - Offshore - 77°
 Passe de Maraa
Star Star
5.5ft 9secs 129° 13mph ENE - Offshore - 77°
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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Local News
News Image Fanning Takes Teahupoo
MICK Fanning wins the Billabong Pro Teahupoo over Joel Parkinson and cements ratings lead.
News Image Billabong Pro Tahiti Rd 1
Adriano de Souza Leads the Field on Day 1 Billabong Pro Tahiti.
News Image Teahupoo Goes Today
HELLO there, it's Teahupoo time again folks. You know that place, the End of the Road.
News Image Evan Geiselman at Teahupoo
EVAN Geiselman grew up in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, it didn't look anything like this.
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