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Honopue Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Honopue Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.8 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:06 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 30
E 25
Wind State cross cross-

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Honopue Bay in Big Island is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honokane Bay, 1 km from Honopue Bay.

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Honopue Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hawi, 18 km from Honopue Bay.

wind obs. (2 kph from 298 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Honopue Bay

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 55 miles from Honopue Bay.

  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 Honopue Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Honopue Bay:

  • Closest city location
    51 mi
  • Second closest city location
    68 mi
  • Third closest city location
    157 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    158 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    160 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Honopue Bay is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Honopue Bay is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Honopue Bay and is 75 km (47 miles) away.
Honopue Bay break location map and break info

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