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Manini Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Manini Beach Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 22:44 Local time
WedThursday 26
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
W 10
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Manini Beach in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, 1 km from Manini Beach.

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Manini Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 16 km from Manini Beach.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Manini Beach

Overall Manini Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Manini Beach Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Manini Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Manini Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Manini Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kailua Kona, Big Island
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Honuapo Island
    36 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Kawaihae, Big Island
    40 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Manini Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland (United States)
    2493 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    2495 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    2502 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    2512 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area (United States)
    2514 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Manini Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Hilo (United States)
    57 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Kahului (United States)
    104 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Honolulu (United States)
    178 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Kailua (United States)
    178 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kane'ohe (United States)
    181 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Manini Beach is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Manini Beach is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Manini Beach and is 96 km (60 miles) away.
Manini Beach break location map and break info

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