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Kaalualu Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Kaalualu Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 01:37 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 35
ENE 30
ENE 35
Wind State cross-
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Kaalualu Point in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. There is a left breaking reef. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At SHIP6776, 7 km from Kaalualu Point.

fresh winds from the E

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Air temperature
25.9 °C

Current weather near Kaalualu Point

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 73 miles from Kaalualu Point.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.3
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 9

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Overall Kaalualu Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Kaalualu Point:

  • Closest city location
    65 mi
  • Second closest city location
    145 mi
  • Third closest city location
    218 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    218 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    221 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kaalualu Point is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 92 km (57 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kaalualu Point is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kaalualu Point and is 150 km (93 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kaalualu Point, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Kaalualu Point sea temperature, Kaalualu Point photographs, Kaalualu Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kaalualu Point webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Kaalualu Point 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 Kaalualu Point.