Palemano Point Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C
Palemano Point in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. 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.
Overall Palemano Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Tide stations nearest to Palemano Point:
- Closest tide stationNapoopoo, Kealakekua Bay Island1 mi
- Second closest tide stationHolualoa11 mi
- Third closest tide stationKailua Kona, Big Island13 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationHonuapo Island36 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationKawaihae, Big Island40 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Palemano Point:
- Closest ski areaMt Ashland (United States)2493 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Shasta (United States)2495 mi
- Third closest ski areaStover Mountain Ski Area (United States)2503 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaDodge Ridge (United States)2513 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaBadger Pass Ski Area (United States)2515 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Palemano Point:
- Closest city locationHilo (United States)57 mi
- Second closest city locationKahului (United States)104 mi
- Third closest city locationHonolulu (United States)178 mi
- Fourth closest city locationKailua (United States)178 mi
- Fifth closest city locationKane'ohe (United States)181 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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