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Gillin's ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Gillin's Spot ID

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Type: reef


Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 16:13 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
Wind State glass glass cross cross-

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Gillin's in Kaua'i is a reef break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Acid Drops, 8 km from Gillin's.

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Gillin's Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At HPK Weather Koloa wx, 6 km from Gillin's.

wind obs. (11.1 kph from 108 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Gillin's

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 29 miles from Gillin's.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 10 11 10 10

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Overall Gillin's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gillin's is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gillin's is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Gillin's and is 177 km (110 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gillin's, HAW - Kaua'i. Use the tab navigation above to view Gillin's sea temperature, Gillin's photographs, Gillin's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gillin's webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and Gillin's 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 Gillin's.