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Kohala Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Kohala Lighthouse Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:36 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
E 40
E 40
ENE 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Kohala Lighthouse in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail There is a left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, private, locals and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Kohala Lighthouse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hawi, 4 km from Kohala Lighthouse.

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Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Kohala Lighthouse

Overall Kohala Lighthouse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Kohala Lighthouse:

  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    62 mi
  • Third closest city location
    145 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    148 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    150 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kohala Lighthouse is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kohala Lighthouse is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Kohala Lighthouse and is 64 km (40 miles) away.
Kohala Lighthouse break location map and break info

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