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Kona Tiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Kona Tiki Spot ID

Summer surf on Big Island Hawaii, Kona Tiki photo

Kona Tiki

Photo credit: Luke Nolan

Kona Tiki photo

Kona Tiki

Photo credit: Robert Edwards

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 22:02 Local time
WedThursday 18
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
Wind State cross-
glass cross

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Kona Tiki in Big Island is a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. It's often crowded here. Beware of - Urchins - Localism - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kailua Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, 3 km from Kona Tiki.

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Kona Tiki Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 3 km from Kona Tiki.


Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Kona Tiki

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 67 miles from Kona Tiki.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall Kona Tiki Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Kona Tiki:

  • Closest city location
    59 mi
  • Second closest city location
    93 mi
  • Third closest city location
    167 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    167 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    171 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kona Tiki is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kona Tiki is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Kona Tiki and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
Kona Tiki break location map and break info

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