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Aligator Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Aligator Rock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.2 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 02:12 Local time
WedThursday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 7 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
E 25
E 25
E 30
Wind State off off off off

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Aligator Rock in Oahu is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Haleiwa, Waialua Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii, 5 km from Aligator Rock.

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Aligator Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Bay- HI, 6 km from Aligator Rock.


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Current weather near Aligator Rock

Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Aligator Rock.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Aligator Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Aligator Rock is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Aligator Rock is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Aligator Rock and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
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