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Pipeline ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.1

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Pipeline Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.6 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 09:17 Local time
Thursday 18
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Wave (m) 0.5
NNE
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NW
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Period (s) 7 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
E 35
ENE 35
E 35
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Wind State cross-
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Pipeline in Oahu is a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Backyards, 2 km from Pipeline.

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Pipeline Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Bay- HI, 7 km from Pipeline.

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Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Pipeline.

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

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Overall Pipeline Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Pipeline is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pipeline is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Pipeline and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pipeline, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Pipeline sea temperature, Pipeline photographs, Pipeline detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pipeline webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Pipeline 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 Pipeline.