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Lymans 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: 2.9

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Lymans Spot ID

Unexpected summer swell 2018, Lymans photo


Photo credit: Erik Tackett

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 02:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Lymans in Big Island is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Holualoa, 4 km from Lymans.

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Lymans Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 2 km from Lymans.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Lymans

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 67 miles from Lymans.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.2
Dominant period (s) 8 8 9 9

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Overall Lymans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Lymans:

  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    94 mi
  • Third closest city location
    169 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    169 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    172 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lymans is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lymans 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., 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Lymans and is 98 km (61 miles) away.
Lymans break location map and break info

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