Palemano Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Palemano Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Big Island, USA)


Palemano Point Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 05:42 Local time

Sunday 19
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WSW 20
W 20
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Palemano Point in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Napoopoo, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, 1 km from Palemano Point.

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At Kailua Kona, 16 km from Palemano Point.


Air temperature
21 °C

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Overall Palemano Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Palemano Point:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Manini Beach 1 mi
Second closest break Kahalu'u Beach Park 8 mi
Third closest break Kahalu'u 9 mi
Fourth closest break Disappearing Sands 9 mi
Fifth closest break Magics 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Palemano Point:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 204 mi
Second closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 306 mi
Third closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 310 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 2 Buoy 311 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 492 mi

Tide stations nearest to Palemano Point:

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 Palemano Point:

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) 2503 mi
Fourth closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 2513 mi
Fifth closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 2515 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Palemano Point:

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 Palemano Point is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palemano Point 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., 66 km (41 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 Palemano Point and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
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