Hakalau ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Hakalau Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Big Island, USA)

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Hakalau Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.0 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 06:02 Local time

Saturday 28
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 30
ESE 30
Wind State cross-

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Hakalau in Big Islandis a river break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

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Live Weather:

At BUOY-ILOH1, 20 km from Hakalau.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
18.9 °C

Current weather near Hakalau

Overall Hakalau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hakalau:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Kolekole 1 mi
Second closest break Papaikou Mill 9 mi
Third closest break Tombstones 10 mi
Fourth closest break Honolii Beach Park 11 mi
Fifth closest break Hilo Breakwall 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Hakalau:

Closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 260 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 262 mi
Third closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 264 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 365 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 521 mi

Tide stations nearest to Hakalau:

Closest tide station Hilo, Hilo Bay 12 mi
Second closest tide station Hawaiian Paradise Park 24 mi
Third closest tide station Kawaihae, Big Island 47 mi
Fourth closest tide station Mahukona Island 54 mi
Fifth closest tide station Holualoa 57 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Hakalau:

Closest ski area Mt Ashland (United States) 2436 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Shasta (United States) 2436 mi
Third closest ski area Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States) 2444 mi
Fourth closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 2453 mi
Fifth closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 2455 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Hakalau:

Closest city location Hilo (United States) 13 mi
Second closest city location Kailua (United States) 198 mi
Third closest city location Honolulu (United States) 201 mi
Fourth closest city location Kane'ohe (United States) 203 mi
Fifth closest city location Waimalu (United States) 209 mi
Hakalau break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hakalau, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Hakalau sea temperature, Hakalau photographs, Hakalau detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hakalau webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Hakalau 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 Hakalau.


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