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Power Plant ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

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Power Plant Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Friday, 28 August 2015, 12:17 Local time
Friday 28
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Wave (m) 1.0
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 14 16
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
SE 5
ESE 10
ENE
Wind State off glass glass off

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Power Plant in Oahuis a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nanakuli, 5 km from Power Plant.

IS AT (local time)

Power Plant Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nanakuli, 5 km from Power Plant.

light winds from the WSW

km/h
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Power Plant

Overall Power Plant Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Power Plant Location Maps

Power Plant Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Power Plant:

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Wave buoys nearest to Power Plant:

Tide stations nearest to Power Plant:

  • Closest tide station
    Nanakuli
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ma'ili
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Waianae, Pokai Bay, Oahu Island
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Waipahu
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    'Ewa Beach
    8 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Power Plant:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland (United States)
    2503 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    2509 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    2524 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Royal Gorge (United States)
    2546 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    2547 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Power Plant:

  • Closest city location
    Waipahu (United States)
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Mililani Town (United States)
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Pearl City (United States)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Honolulu (United States)
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kane'ohe (United States)
    22 mi
Power Plant break location map and break info

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