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

Overall: 4.2

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Big Lefts Spot ID

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Big Lefts

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Big Lefts

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Big Lefts

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 04:07 Local time
SatSunday 29
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 45
ENE 45
ENE 45
ENE 45
Wind State cross-

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Big Lefts in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. A left hand reef. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 2 km from Big Lefts.

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Big Lefts Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 2 km from Big Lefts.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Big Lefts

Overall Big Lefts Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Big Lefts:

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Wave buoys nearest to Big Lefts:

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
    10 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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
    Kailua (United States)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pearl City (United States)
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Waipahu (United States)
    12 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.
Big Lefts break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Lefts, HAW - Oahu. 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 - Oahu 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.