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Nimitz Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Nimitz Beach Spot ID

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Nimitz Beach

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 10:34 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
ENE 35
ENE 35
Wind State cross-

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Nimitz Beach in Oahu is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For 'Ewa Beach, 7 km from Nimitz Beach.

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Nimitz Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Barbers Point Buoy- Kalaeloa, 8 km from Nimitz Beach.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Nimitz Beach

Buoy Data:

At Barbers Point Buoy, Kalaeloa, 5 miles from Nimitz Beach.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 15 13 14 13

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Overall Nimitz Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Nimitz Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Nimitz Beach is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nimitz Beach is Dillingham Airport (HDH), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Nimitz Beach and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
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