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Disappearing Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Disappearing Sands Spot ID

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Disappearing Sands

Photo credit: kona

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 16:25 Local time
Monday 15Tue
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
N 15
Wind State cross-
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Disappearing Sands in Big Island is an exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of urchins and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Holualoa, 4 km from Disappearing Sands.

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Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 2 km from Disappearing Sands.

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Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Disappearing Sands

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 67 miles from Disappearing Sands.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 6

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Overall Disappearing Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Disappearing Sands:

  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    95 mi
  • Third closest city location
    169 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    169 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    173 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Disappearing Sands is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Disappearing Sands is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Disappearing Sands and is 98 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Disappearing Sands, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Disappearing Sands sea temperature, Disappearing Sands photographs, Disappearing Sands detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Disappearing Sands webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Disappearing Sands 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 Disappearing Sands.