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

Overall: 3.6

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Backdoor Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Saturday, 17 February 2018, 11:27 Local time
Saturday 17
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Wave (m) 0.9
WNW
0.9
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 12 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
NE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross-
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Backdoor in Oahuis a reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Often Crowded. Hazards include - Rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backyards, 2 km from Backdoor.

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Backdoor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-51201, 7 km from Backdoor.

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Current weather near Backdoor

Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Backdoor.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
1.5
1.7
1.6
Dominant period (s) 14 9 9 14

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Overall Backdoor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Backdoor is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Backdoor 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., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Backdoor and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
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