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Kalihiwai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Kalihiwai (light winds from the NNE at Kapaa 16 km from Kalihiwai). no significant swell
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16 km away, 59 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NNE
26.0
26.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Kalihiwai Surf Forecast / HAW – Kaua'i / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Tuesday 27 Sep 2016 HST

Kalihiwai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Kalihiwai sea temperature is 26.7 °C (Statistics for 27 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 27.0 max: 27.9 min: 26.2 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)88888877788888888999988
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)314275282297305290349363279259300522563561509509177637676686641454396
Wind
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20 ENE20
15 E15
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
15 E15
20 E20
20 ENE20
20 E20
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
20 E20
20 E20
20 ENE20
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20 E20
15 E15
20 E20
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15 E15
15 ESE15
5 E5
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Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
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High Tide
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1:12AM
0.45
1:23PM
0.58

1:46AM
0.49
1:53PM
0.55

2:19AM
0.52

2:21PM
0.52
2:52AM
0.55

2:47PM
0.48
3:25AM
0.57

3:14PM
0.44
4:02AM
0.59

3:39PM
0.39
4:41AM
0.58



Low Tide
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7:00PM
0.10

6:29AM
0.09
7:20PM
0.09

7:12AM
0.09
7:42PM
0.07

7:52AM
0.10

8:03PM
0.06
8:32AM
0.11

8:26PM
0.06
9:14AM
0.13

8:51PM
0.06
9:59AM
0.15

9:17PM
0.07
10:50AM
0.18


Note: the tide data above is for Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kalihiwai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Kalihiwai blow from the S.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2825262725272725272725272726272726272826262524
Sunrise
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Sunset
6:28--6:27--6:25--6:24--6:23--6:22--6:22--6:21-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Tue afternoon, min 24°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 37mm), heaviest during Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon afternoon, min 24°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Kalihiwai Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kalihiwai provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Kalihiwai can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kalihiwai surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Kalihiwai) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Kalihiwai may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a vacation in Kaua'i? If you are looking for accommodation near Kalihiwai, camping, hotels and condos and appartments in Kaua'i, consider staying in Lihue - Kauai which is 29 km (18 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Nawiliwili which is 30 km (19 miles) away