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Ammonias ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ammonias Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.2 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 19:48 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 7 9 5
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Ammonias in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. A reef breaks right. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nawiliwili, Hawaii, 1 km from Ammonias.

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Ammonias Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-NWWH1, 0 km from Ammonias.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
22.5 °C

Current weather near Ammonias

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 27 miles from Ammonias.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.5
Dominant period (s) 12 11 11 11

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Overall Ammonias Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ammonias is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ammonias is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Ammonias and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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