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Cliffs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.7

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Cliffs Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 19:20 Local time
Friday 19Sat
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 9 7 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
ENE 40
ENE 35
Wind State cross-

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Cliffs in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks,etc.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 9 km from Cliffs.

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Cliffs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 9 km from Cliffs.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
28.9 °C

Current weather near Cliffs

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 11 miles from Cliffs.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Cliffs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Cliffs:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cliffs is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cliffs is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Cliffs and is 103 km (64 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cliffs, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Cliffs sea temperature, Cliffs photographs, Cliffs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cliffs webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Cliffs 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 Cliffs.