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Davidson Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Davidson Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.0 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:51 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 6 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
W 10
WSW 20
Wind State on cross-
on cross-

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Davidson Point in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Sometimes crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waimea Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii, 6 km from Davidson Point.

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Davidson Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Kekaha wx, 5 km from Davidson Point.

light winds from the SSW

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
26.9 °C

Current weather near Davidson Point

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 24 miles from Davidson Point.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 13

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Overall Davidson Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Davidson Point is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Davidson Point is Lihue Airport (LIH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 162 km (101 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 199 km (124 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Davidson Point and is 210 km (130 miles) away.
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