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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 17° 48.084' S
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WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Wave qualityWorld Class
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
It's a long paddle. If you aren't in a good shape: find a boat. It's a long, hollow and fun wave. Often bigger than Taapuna. This part of the Island isn't crowded, enjoy it.
By Anonymous , 14-10-2010
unforgettable - I also rode Vairao in '76. George Greenough and Ed Gronendyke preceded us in '75.
By Anonymous , 21-08-2009
Tapuehara pass - I was the first to discover and surf this spot in 1976. My house is located in the mountain (up on the Maui beach)with open view on this surf spot (Tapuehara pass)
By email@example.com , 07-06-2005
Pete - Man i surfed here and Teahupo'o and trust me i had more fun here bcuz its less crowded the max crowded was 4 ppl so enjoy peeps
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