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Banyans ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Banyans Spot ID

Banyans 2-22-11 photo


Photo credit: Michael

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 06:43 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - 12
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
WSW 10
Wind State glass glass on cross-

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Banyons in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include Urchin and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Holualoa, 3 km from Banyans.

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Banyans Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 2 km from Banyans.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Banyans

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 67 miles from Banyans.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 9 9 9 9

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Overall Banyans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Town and city forecasts close to Banyans:

  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    94 mi
  • Third closest city location
    168 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    168 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    172 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Banyans is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banyans is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Banyans and is 98 km (61 miles) away.
Banyans break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Banyans, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Banyans sea temperature, Banyans photographs, Banyans detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Banyans webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Banyans tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Banyans.