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Kahuku Ranch ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Kahuku Ranch Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 05:18 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 40
E 40
Wind State cross-

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Kahuku Ranch in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kaalualu Point, 7 km from Kahuku Ranch.

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Kahuku Ranch Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP7571, 44 km from Kahuku Ranch.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near Kahuku Ranch

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 75 miles from Kahuku Ranch.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 8 9 9 9

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Overall Kahuku Ranch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Kahuku Ranch:

  • Closest city location
    67 mi
  • Second closest city location
    143 mi
  • Third closest city location
    214 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    215 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    218 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kahuku Ranch is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 92 km (57 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kahuku Ranch is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kahuku Ranch and is 147 km (91 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kahuku Ranch, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Kahuku Ranch sea temperature, Kahuku Ranch photographs, Kahuku Ranch detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kahuku Ranch webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Kahuku Ranch 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 Kahuku Ranch.