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Kalapaki Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Kalapaki Beach Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:48 Local time
Monday 15
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
NE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Kalapaki Beach in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nawiliwili, Hawaii, 1 km from Kalapaki Beach.

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Kalapaki Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-NWWH1, 1 km from Kalapaki Beach.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near Kalapaki Beach

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 27 miles from Kalapaki Beach.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 6 6 5 6

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Overall Kalapaki Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Kalapaki Beach is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kalapaki Beach is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Kalapaki Beach and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kalapaki Beach, HAW - Kaua'i. Use the tab navigation above to view Kalapaki Beach sea temperature, Kalapaki Beach photographs, Kalapaki Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kalapaki Beach webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and Kalapaki Beach 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 Kalapaki Beach.