Big Lefts ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Big Lefts Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Oahu, USA)

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Big Lefts Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.0 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 10:48 Local time

Saturday 18
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 6
Wind (km/h) 40
E 45
ENE 50
ENE 45
Wind State cross-

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Big Lefts in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

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At BUOY-OOUH1, 2 km from Big Lefts.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
25.3 °C

Current weather near Big Lefts

Overall Big Lefts Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Big Lefts:

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Closest break Ala Moana Courts 0 mi
Second closest break Baby Haleiwa 0 mi
Third closest break Tennis Courts 0 mi
Fourth closest break Ala Moana Bowls 1 mi
Fifth closest break Bomboras 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Big Lefts:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 237 mi
Second closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 288 mi
Third closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 289 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 297 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 320 mi

Tide stations nearest to Big Lefts:

Closest tide station Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii) 1 mi
Second closest tide station Pearl Harbor Entrance, Bishop Point, Oahu Island 7 mi
Third closest tide station Pearl Harbor, Ford Island Ferry, Oahu Island 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Hanauma Bay, Oahu Island 10 mi
Fifth closest tide station Waimalu 10 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Big Lefts:

Closest ski area Mt Ashland (United States) 2493 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Shasta (United States) 2498 mi
Third closest ski area Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States) 2513 mi
Fourth closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 2535 mi
Fifth closest ski area Royal Gorge (United States) 2535 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Lefts:

Closest city location Honolulu (United States) 2 mi
Second closest city location Kane'ohe (United States) 9 mi
Third closest city location Waimalu (United States) 10 mi
Fourth closest city location Kailua (United States) 11 mi
Fifth closest city location Pearl City (United States) 11 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Big Lefts is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Lefts is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Big Lefts and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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