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Publics ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.3

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Publics Surf Break photo


Photo credit: JJ Bakes

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 09:29 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 7 9 9 7
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 40
ENE 45
ENE 45
Wind State cross-

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Publics in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. There is a left hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks,etc.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 6 km from Publics.

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Publics Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 6 km from Publics.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Publics

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 9 miles from Publics.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 6 8 15 7

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Overall Publics Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Publics:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Publics is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Publics is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Publics and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Publics, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Publics sea temperature, Publics photographs, Publics detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Publics webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Publics 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 Publics.