About Maharepa

When the winter N swells roll in, Moorea Island is worth the effort for it's quality north coast reef passes. The entrance to the Bay of Cook (Pao Pao) has what some call a fun left, despite the coral reef being close under fin. Too much E in the wind will mess it up although the shallower, nastier right across the channel will be cleaner. Take a dugout to these spots as currents and distance is against paddling.

To the east, Maharepa has another pass holding good waves.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Maharepa
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Left-hand break over submerged reef Left-hand break over submerged reef
  • Sand Sand
  • NW - NE NW - NE
  • Southerly Southerly
  • 10 3 Swell Range 3 - 10ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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