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James Kealoha Beach Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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James Kealoha Beach Park Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 19:37 Local time
Friday 01Sat
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NNW 10
NW 10
Wind State on cross-

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James Kealoha Beach Park in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, locals and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hilo, Hilo Bay, Hawaii, 3 km from James Kealoha Beach Park.

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James Kealoha Beach Park Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hilo Airport, 3 km from James Kealoha Beach Park.

light winds from the NE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near James Kealoha Beach Park

Overall James Kealoha Beach Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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James Kealoha Beach Park Location Maps

James Kealoha Beach Park Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to James Kealoha Beach Park:

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Wave buoys nearest to James Kealoha Beach Park:

Tide stations nearest to James Kealoha Beach Park:

  • Closest tide station
    Hilo, Hilo Bay
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hawaiian Paradise Park
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Honuapo Island
    57 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kawaihae, Big Island
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island
    61 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to James Kealoha Beach Park:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland
    2439 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta
    2440 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area
    2447 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge
    2455 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area
    2456 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to James Kealoha Beach Park:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    122 mi
  • Third closest city location
    210 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    212 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    214 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to James Kealoha Beach Park is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to James Kealoha Beach Park is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to James Kealoha Beach Park and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
James Kealoha Beach Park break location map and break info

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