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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Vairao

French Polynesia, Tahiti

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 17° 48.084' S
Longitude: 149° 18.8' W

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 Access

DistanceDay trip

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-coral

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow, Fast

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

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

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 Additional Information

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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

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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 snapper_89@hotmail.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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