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Honokohau ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Honokohau Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 20:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 15
E 10
Wind State cross-

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Honokohau in Maui is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north. A right hand reef. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins and rips.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 5 km from Honokohau.

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Honokohau Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Honolua Bay Lahaina wx, 3 km from Honokohau.


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Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Honokohau

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 12 miles from Honokohau.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
Dominant period (s) 17 15 17 15

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Overall Honokohau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Honokohau:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    77 mi
  • Third closest city location
    81 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    81 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    91 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Honokohau is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Honokohau is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Honokohau and is 68 km (42 miles) away.
Honokohau break location map and break info

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