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Blonde Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Blonde Reef

Photo credit: Maddie Dale

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.7 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 01:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
E 5
E 5
NE 10
Wind State cross glass glass cross-

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Blonde Reef in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, locals and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hilo, Hilo Bay, Hawaii, 2 km from Blonde Reef.

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Blonde Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-ILOH1, 2 km from Blonde Reef.


Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near Blonde Reef

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 6 miles from Blonde Reef.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.3
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Blonde Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Blonde Reef:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    121 mi
  • Third closest city location
    209 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    211 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    213 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Blonde Reef is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blonde Reef is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Blonde Reef and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Blonde Reef, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Blonde Reef sea temperature, Blonde Reef photographs, Blonde Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Blonde Reef webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Blonde Reef 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 Blonde Reef.