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Paradise ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Paradise Spot ID

Cruisin Paradise  photo


Photo credit: Erin hurley

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 23:08 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-

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Paradise in Oahu is a reef break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of - Urchins.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 5 km from Paradise.

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Paradise Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 5 km from Paradise.


Air temperature
27.1 °C

Current weather near Paradise

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 8 miles from Paradise.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 11 10 11 12

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Overall Paradise Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Paradise:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    10 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Paradise is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Paradise is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Paradise and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Paradise break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Paradise, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Paradise sea temperature, Paradise photographs, Paradise detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Paradise webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Paradise 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 Paradise.