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

Overall: 3.2

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Cannons Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.7 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 08:01 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 30
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Cannons in Kaua'i is a reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii, 7 km from Cannons.

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At Hanalei- Kauai- HI, 7 km from Cannons.


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Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 4 miles from Cannons.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 3.1
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall Cannons Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Cannons is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cannons is Lihue Airport (LIH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 198 km (123 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Cannons and is 205 km (127 miles) away.
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