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

Overall: 3.3

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Palemano Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:05 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 5 6 12 5
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
Wind State cross glass cross cross-

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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.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Palemano Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua Kona, 17 km from Palemano Point.


Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Palemano Point

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 66 miles from Palemano Point.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 9 8 8 9

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Overall Palemano Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Palemano Point:

  • Closest city location
    57 mi
  • Second closest city location
    104 mi
  • Third closest city location
    178 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    178 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Palemano Point, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Palemano Point sea temperature, Palemano Point photographs, Palemano Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Palemano Point webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Palemano Point 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 Palemano Point.