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Hilo Breakwall ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Hilo Breakwall Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:05 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 10
ENE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Hilo Breakwall in Big Island is a point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hilo, Hilo Bay, Hawaii, 2 km from Hilo Breakwall.

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Hilo Breakwall Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-ILOH1, 2 km from Hilo Breakwall.


Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near Hilo Breakwall

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 7 miles from Hilo Breakwall.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 9 8 8 9

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Overall Hilo Breakwall Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Hilo Breakwall:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    119 mi
  • Third closest city location
    207 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    209 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    211 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hilo Breakwall is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hilo Breakwall is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Hilo Breakwall and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
Hilo Breakwall break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hilo Breakwall, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Hilo Breakwall sea temperature, Hilo Breakwall photographs, Hilo Breakwall detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hilo Breakwall webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Hilo Breakwall 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 Hilo Breakwall.