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Makaha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Makaha Spot ID

The Bowl, Makaha photo

Makaha

Photo credit: David Prager

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 08:49 Local time
Sunday 21
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.3
N
1.0
S
1.1
S
1.0
S
Period (s) 11 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE
Wind State off off off off

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Makaha in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There are left and right breaking reefs. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waianae, Pokai Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii, 4 km from Makaha.

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Makaha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Makaha Ocean View Estates Waianae wx, 2 km from Makaha.

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Air temperature
26.4 °C

Current weather near Makaha

Buoy Data:

At Barbers Point Buoy, Kalaeloa, 12 miles from Makaha.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
1.5
1.4
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Dominant period (s) 17 17 14 17

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Overall Makaha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Makaha is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Makaha is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Makaha and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
Makaha break location map and break info

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