Mahai'ula Bay Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE
Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C
Mahai'ula Bay in Big Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Prevailing right breaking waves at the beach break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.
Overall Mahai'ula Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to HAW - Big Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Mahai'ula Bay
Tide stations nearest to Mahai'ula Bay:
- Closest tide stationKailua Kona, Big Island11 mi
- Second closest tide stationHolualoa13 mi
- Third closest tide stationKawaihae, Big Island22 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationNapoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island24 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationMahukona Island29 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Mahai'ula Bay:
- Closest ski areaMt Ashland (United States)2482 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Shasta (United States)2484 mi
- Third closest ski areaStover Mountain Ski Area (United States)2493 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaDodge Ridge (United States)2504 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaBadger Pass Ski Area (United States)2507 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Mahai'ula Bay:
- Closest city locationHilo (United States)62 mi
- Second closest city locationKahului (United States)81 mi
- Third closest city locationHonolulu (United States)157 mi
- Fourth closest city locationKailua (United States)157 mi
- Fifth closest city locationKane'ohe (United States)160 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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