Castles Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C
Castles in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. A reef breaks left. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,etc.
Overall Castles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- The closest passenger airport to Castles is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Castles is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
- Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.
- Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 73 km (45 miles) away.
- Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Castles and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
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