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Chocks ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Chocks Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.2 °C

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 00:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
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Wind State cross-
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Chocks in Big Islandis a reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hilo, Hilo Bay, Hawaii, 2 km from Chocks.

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Chocks Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Hilo Airport, 2 km from Chocks.

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Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 6 miles from Chocks.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
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Dominant period (s) 11 10 11 11

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Overall Chocks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Chocks:

  • 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

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Chocks is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chocks is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 54 km (34 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 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Chocks and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
Chocks break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chocks, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Chocks sea temperature, Chocks photographs, Chocks detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chocks webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Chocks 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 Chocks.


23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: TSUNAMI ALERT FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ. View U.S. Tsunami Warning Center for the latest information updates.