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Puaena Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Puaena Point Spot ID

North Shore, Oahu, Puaena Point photo

Puaena Point

Photo credit: Kalani

Awesome surf session, Puaena Point photo

Puaena Point

Photo credit: Kalani

Classic day at Puaena Pt. Hawai'i, Puaena Point photo

Puaena Point

Photo credit: Lau

Chillin on the beach, Puaena Point photo

Puaena Point

Photo credit: Fuzzball27

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.9 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 15:54 Local time
Monday 15Tue
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 5 5 5 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Puaena Point in Oahu is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks right. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks and pollution.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Haleiwa, Waialua Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii, 1 km from Puaena Point.

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Puaena Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Bay- HI, 7 km from Puaena Point.


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Current weather near Puaena Point

Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 5 miles from Puaena Point.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 5 6 5 6

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Overall Puaena Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Puaena Point is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puaena Point is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Puaena Point and is 134 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Puaena Point, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Puaena Point sea temperature, Puaena Point photographs, Puaena Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puaena Point webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Puaena Point 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 Puaena Point.