Backyards ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Backyards Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Oahu, USA)


Backyards Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 19:49 Local time

Sunday 29 Mon
5PM 8PM 11PM 2AM
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
E 30
E 30
Wind State cross-

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Backyards in Oahu is an exposed reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

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At BUOY-51201, 8 km from Backyards.


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Overall Backyards Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Backyards:

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Closest break Boneyards 0 mi
Second closest break Freddyland 1 mi
Third closest break Phantoms 1 mi
Fourth closest break Sunset Point/Vals Reef 1 mi
Fifth closest break Sunset 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Backyards:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 246 mi
Second closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 285 mi
Third closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 295 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 297 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 314 mi

Tide stations nearest to Backyards:

Closest tide station Haleiwa, Waialua Bay, Oahu Island 7 mi
Second closest tide station Laie Bay, Oahu Island 7 mi
Third closest tide station Waikane, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island 17 mi
Fourth closest tide station Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay Oahu Island 18 mi
Fifth closest tide station Waipi'o 19 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Backyards:

Closest ski area Mt Ashland (United States) 2483 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Shasta (United States) 2490 mi
Third closest ski area Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States) 2505 mi
Fourth closest ski area Royal Gorge (United States) 2528 mi
Fifth closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 2529 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Backyards:

Closest city location Mililani Town (United States) 16 mi
Second closest city location Pearl City (United States) 20 mi
Third closest city location Waimalu (United States) 20 mi
Fourth closest city location Waipahu (United States) 21 mi
Fifth closest city location Kane'ohe (United States) 24 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Backyards is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Backyards 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., 42 km (26 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 Backyards and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
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