Mahai'ula Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Mahai'ula Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Big Island, USA)


Mahai'ula Bay Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:11 Local time

Thu Friday 27
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 5
NE 5
Wind State glass glass glass cross-

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Mahai'ula Bay in Big Island is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks consists of rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kua Bay, 4 km from Mahai'ula Bay.

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Live Weather:

At Kailua/Kona Airport, 6 km from Mahai'ula Bay.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Mahai'ula Bay

Overall Mahai'ula Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mahai'ula Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Makalawena 1 mi
Second closest break Kua Bay 2 mi
Third closest break Pine Trees 7 mi
Fourth closest break Honokohau Harbour 8 mi
Fifth closest break Kiholo Bay 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Mahai'ula Bay:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 219 mi
Second closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 288 mi
Third closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 294 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 305 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 474 mi

Tide stations nearest to Mahai'ula Bay:

Closest tide station Kailua Kona, Big Island 11 mi
Second closest tide station Holualoa 13 mi
Third closest tide station Kawaihae, Big Island 22 mi
Fourth closest tide station Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island 24 mi
Fifth closest tide station Mahukona Island 29 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Mahai'ula Bay:

Closest ski area Mt Ashland (United States) 2482 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Shasta (United States) 2484 mi
Third closest ski area Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States) 2493 mi
Fourth closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 2504 mi
Fifth closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 2507 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Mahai'ula Bay:

Closest city location Hilo (United States) 62 mi
Second closest city location Honolulu (United States) 157 mi
Third closest city location Kailua (United States) 157 mi
Fourth closest city location Kane'ohe (United States) 160 mi
Fifth closest city location Waimalu (United States) 166 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Mahai'ula Bay is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mahai'ula Bay is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Mahai'ula Bay and is 104 km (65 miles) away.
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