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Pokai Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Pokai Bay Spot ID

Friendliest Beach on the Westside, Pokai Bay photo

Pokai Bay

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 10:24 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
Wind State off off off off

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Pokai Bay in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. It's often crowded here. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waianae, Pokai Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii, 1 km from Pokai Bay.

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Pokai Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nanakuli, 7 km from Pokai Bay.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Pokai Bay

Buoy Data:

At Barbers Point Buoy, Kalaeloa, 9 miles from Pokai Bay.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 15 13 14 13

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Overall Pokai Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Pokai Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Pokai Bay is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pokai Bay is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Pokai Bay and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pokai Bay, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Pokai Bay sea temperature, Pokai Bay photographs, Pokai Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pokai Bay webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Pokai Bay 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 Pokai Bay.