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

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Manini Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Big Island, USA)


Manini Beach Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 22:03 Local time

Wednesday 04 Thu
5PM 8PM 11PM 2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross-

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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.

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Tide Times:

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

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Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 16 km from Manini Beach.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Manini Beach

Overall Manini Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Manini Beach:

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Closest break Palemano Point 1 mi
Second closest break Kahalu'u 8 mi
Third closest break Kahalu'u Beach Park 8 mi
Fourth closest break Disappearing Sands 9 mi
Fifth closest break Magics 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Manini Beach:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 205 mi
Second closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 305 mi
Third closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 310 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 310 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 492 mi

Tide stations nearest to Manini Beach:

Closest tide station Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island 1 mi
Second closest tide station Holualoa 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

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to Manini Beach:

Closest city location Hilo (United States) 57 mi
Second closest city location Honolulu (United States) 178 mi
Third closest city location Kailua (United States) 178 mi
Fourth closest city location Kane'ohe (United States) 181 mi
Fifth closest city location Waimalu (United States) 187 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.
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