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Halawa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Halawa Spot ID

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Type: reef/rivermouth

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.3 °C

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Thursday, 21 March 2019, 03:27 Local time
Thursday 21
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Halawa in Molokai is an exposed reef/rivermouth break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rocks, rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Big Lefts, 3 km from Halawa.

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Halawa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pauwela- Maui- HI, 35 km from Halawa.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Halawa

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 22 miles from Halawa.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 17

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Overall Halawa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Halawa:

  • Closest city location
    26 mi
  • Second closest city location
    67 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    81 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Halawa is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Halawa is Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Halawa and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Halawa, HAW - Molokai. Use the tab navigation above to view Halawa sea temperature, Halawa photographs, Halawa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Halawa webcams, current wind from HAW - Molokai live weather stations and Halawa 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 Halawa.