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Honls ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Honls Spot ID

Honls 4-15-11 photo


Photo credit: Michael

Waiaha Rivermouth, Honls photo


Photo credit: LR

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.7 °C

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Thursday, 30 July 2015, 04:10 Local time
WedThursday 30
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 15
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Honls in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kailua Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, 2 km from Honls.

IS AT (local time)

Honls Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 4 km from Honls.


Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Honls

Overall Honls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Honls Location Maps

Honls Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Honls:

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Wave buoys nearest to Honls:

Tide stations nearest to Honls:

  • Closest tide station
    Kailua Kona, Big Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kawaihae, Big Island
    30 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mahukona Island
    39 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Honls:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland (United States)
    2488 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    2490 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    2498 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    2508 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area (United States)
    2511 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Honls:

  • Closest city location
    Hilo (United States)
    59 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Honolulu (United States)
    167 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Kailua (United States)
    167 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Kane'ohe (United States)
    171 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Waimalu (United States)
    177 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Honls is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Honls is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Honls and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
Honls break location map and break info

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