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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

Reliability:

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 11:17 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
ENE
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0.5
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0.5
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Period (s) 6 6 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
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Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Gillin's in Kaua'i is a reef break. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle 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 BUOY-NWWH1, 10 km from Gillin's.

moderate winds from the NE

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

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Overall Gillin's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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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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