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Centers ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Centers Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.5 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 21:01 Local time
WedThursday 24
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 9 - - -
Wind (km/h) 0
N 5
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Centers in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the south. A choice of left and right reefs. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Centers Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-NWWH1, 16 km from Centers.


Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Centers

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 29 miles from Centers.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.9
Dominant period (s) 17 15 17 17

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Overall Centers Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Centers is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Centers is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Centers and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
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