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Pololu Valley ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Pololu Valley Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.8 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:06 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
E 35
E 30
E 25
Wind State cross cross-

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Pololu Valley in Big Island is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honokane Bay, 3 km from Pololu Valley.

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Pololu Valley Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hawi, 14 km from Pololu Valley.

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Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Pololu Valley

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 57 miles from Pololu Valley.

  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 Pololu Valley Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Pololu Valley:

  • Closest city location
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    67 mi
  • Third closest city location
    154 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    156 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    158 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pololu Valley is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pololu Valley is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Pololu Valley and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pololu Valley, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Pololu Valley sea temperature, Pololu Valley photographs, Pololu Valley detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pololu Valley webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Pololu Valley 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 Pololu Valley.