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Majors Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Majors Bay

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.3 °C

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 05:09 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State off off off off

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Majors Bay in Kauai is an exposed beach and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offers right-handers When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Majors Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea wx, 15 km from Majors Bay.

light winds from the E

Scattered Clouds
Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Majors Bay

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 23 miles from Majors Bay.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.9
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 13

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Overall Majors Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Majors Bay is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH) in Usa Kauai Isl., which is 1 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Majors Bay is Lihue Airport (LIH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 171 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Majors Bay, HAW - Kaua'i. Use the tab navigation above to view Majors Bay sea temperature, Majors Bay photographs, Majors Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Majors Bay webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and Majors Bay 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 Majors Bay.