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Punaluu ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 3.4

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Punaluu Surf Forecast / HAW – Big Island / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Monday 16 Oct 2017 HST

Punaluu surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Punaluu sea temperature is 26.9 °C (Statistics for 16 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 26.7 max: 27.4 min: 25.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)9888887778888888121189999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)899839688556634544397569619459558593453387350257259493310371490603603
Wind
(km/h)
40 ENE40
45 E45
45 ENE45
40 ENE40
45 E45
45 E45
35 ENE35
50 E50
45 E45
35 ENE35
40 E40
45 E45
35 ENE35
40 E40
40 E40
25 ENE25
25 E25
15 E15
15 ENE15
10 ENE10
15 ENE15
20 NE20
20 NE20
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
2:14AM
0.76

2:12PM
0.80
2:47AM
0.82

2:48PM
0.77
3:20AM
0.86

3:19PM
0.73
3:52AM
0.89

3:47PM
0.68
4:27AM
0.90

4:20PM
0.63
4:58AM
0.89

4:49PM
0.58

5:34AM
0.86
5:17PM
0.53


Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:02PM
0.09
8:11AM
0.16

8:31PM
0.06
8:54AM
0.14

8:57PM
0.05
9:33AM
0.14

9:24PM
0.05
10:10AM
0.15

9:49PM
0.06
10:50AM
0.18

10:13PM
0.08
11:29AM
0.21

10:39PM
0.11
12:13PM
0.26

11:10PM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is for Kaalualu Point which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Punaluu.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Punaluu blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2727272727282728282728282727272628282726262525
Low °C
2626272626272627272727282727262627272626252525
Chill °C (?)
2727272727282728282728282727272628282726262525
Sunrise
-6:16--6:16--6:16--6:18--6:18--6:18--6:18--6:18
Sunset
--5:57--5:55--5:55--5:54--5:53--5:53--5:52--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Wed afternoon, min 26°C on Mon night). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri afternoon, min 25°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the E on Fri afternoon, light winds from the ENE by Mon morning).

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Information about the Punaluu Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Punaluu provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Punaluu can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Punaluu surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Punaluu) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Punaluu may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Punaluu is 96 km (60 miles) from Hilo. If you plan a vacation in Big Island, look for hotels and other accommodation in Hilo. Hilo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.