Located in Mamanucas and Viti Levu, Sigatoka rivermouth is the only beach break in the Fijian Island chain and it’s actually pretty damn good. The current of the river maintains quality sandbanks that encourage any neat southwest swell lines to wrap into silky smooth chocolate tubes, chocolate due to the brown river water. However, watch out for strong currents and debris from the river and the occasional “toothed fish”. The waves here are pretty straightforward to surf and break for up to 50 meters over a sand bottom.
What are the best surf conditions for Sigatoka?
Gets good between waist-high to triple overhead. We recommend riding your standard shortboard or step-up when bigger here. This spot is best suited to intermediate to advanced surfers. The surf here is pretty consistent (6/10) and you’ll probably be solo surfing (1/10). The best winds for Sigatoka are North. The best swell direction is from the South, Southwest and West. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini all year. Water temperatures stick between 27 and 24. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.