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Big Lefts ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Big Lefts Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Thursday, 22 November 2018, 00:44 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 8 11 11
Wind (km/h) 35
E 30
E 30
E 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Big Lefts in Molokai is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest.The break here is a left hand point. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks, rips, sharks and isolation.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Molokai Airport, 36 km from Big Lefts.


Air temperature
23.3 °C

Current weather near Big Lefts

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 24 miles from Big Lefts.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 9 9 9 9

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Overall Big Lefts Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Lefts:

  • Closest city location
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    65 mi
  • Third closest city location
    70 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    70 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    80 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Big Lefts is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Lefts is Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Big Lefts and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Lefts, HAW - Molokai. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Lefts sea temperature, Big Lefts photographs, Big Lefts detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Lefts webcams, current wind from HAW - Molokai live weather stations and Big Lefts 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 Big Lefts.