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PKs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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PKs Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Sunday, 23 June 2019, 23:23 Local time
SunMonday 24
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
S 10
S 10
S 15
Wind State on on on on

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PKs in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of urchins, rips and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Acid Drops, 1 km from PKs.

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PKs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-NWWH1, 15 km from PKs.


Air temperature
25.4 °C

Current weather near PKs

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 29 miles from PKs.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 10 10 9 9

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Overall PKs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to PKs is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to PKs is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to PKs and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for PKs, HAW - Kaua'i. Use the tab navigation above to view PKs sea temperature, PKs photographs, PKs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, PKs webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and PKs 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 PKs.