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Point Panic ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Point Panic Spot ID

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Point Panic

Photo credit: little looks photography (Chuck Little)

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:36 Local time
Monday 15
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Point Panic in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A reef breaks right. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rocks and pollution.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 1 km from Point Panic.

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Point Panic Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 1 km from Point Panic.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
25.9 °C

Current weather near Point Panic

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 6 miles from Point Panic.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 17

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Overall Point Panic Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Point Panic:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Point Panic is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Point Panic is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Point Panic and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
Point Panic break location map and break info

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