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

Overall: 3.5

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Makalawena Surf and Wind Quality by Season (HAW – Big Island, USA)

The charts below show frequency of occurrence of a certain swell or wind in Makalawena, broken down by both direction and strength (wave height).

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.

Seasonal Makalawena Swell and Wind Distribution

The figure describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different direction... (show all text)

This picture illustrates the combination of swells directed at Makalawena over a normal... (show all text)

The figure illustrates how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different dire... (show all text)

This picture shows the range of swells directed at Makalawena over a normal northern he... (show all text)

This image illustrates how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directi... (show all text)

This chart shows the combination of swells directed at Makalawena over a normal norther... (show all text)

This image shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)

This chart describes the range of swells directed at Makalawena over a normal northern ... (show all text)

You can also compare this with Makalawena swell conditioned on favourable winds.

Also see overall Makalawena surf quality charts (on the guide page) and Makalawena surf quality by month.