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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


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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.6 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 23:47 Local time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
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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
22 °C

Current weather near Banyans

Overall Banyans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Banyans:

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Wave buoys nearest to Banyans:

Tide stations nearest to Banyans:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kailua Kona, Big Island
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kawaihae, Big Island
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mahukona Island
    40 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Banyans:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland (United States)
    2489 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    2490 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    2498 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    2509 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area (United States)
    2511 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Banyans:

  • Closest city location
    Hilo (United States)
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Kahului (United States)
    94 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Honolulu (United States)
    168 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Kailua (United States)
    168 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kane'ohe (United States)
    172 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Banyons is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banyons 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 Banyons 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.