Banyans Spot ID
Photo credit: Michael
Best: Swell NW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: -1.4 °C
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.
Overall Banyans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Banyans
“Leave this place alone. Let the young rippas surf there. They're around 10 to 14 years old, and they're better than you will ever be. This is their place, so let them keep it.
Check out the review for local attitude - enough said. Even the older kama'aina leave this place for the younger ones. Just can't take, take, take all da time, brah. Let this one go and move on to the next spot.”
Stinger from UNITED STATES - 21 Jun 2012
- 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.
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