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Kalama ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Kalama Spot ID

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Kalama

Photo credit: John John Florence

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:46 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
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1.0
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Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
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Kalama in Oahu is a quite exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Kailua, 1 km from Kalama.

IS AT (local time)

Kalama Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua, 4 km from Kalama.

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Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Kalama

Buoy Data:

At Mokapu Point, HI, 4 miles from Kalama.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.3
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Dominant period (s) 15 15 17 15

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Overall Kalama Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Kalama Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Kalama is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kalama is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Kalama and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Kalama break location map and break info

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