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Pupukea ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Pupukea Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 13:17 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-

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Pupukea in Oahu is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backyards, 3 km from Pupukea.

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Pupukea Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sunset Beach Earth Station Haleiwa wx, 4 km from Pupukea.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
27.3 °C

Current weather near Pupukea

Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Pupukea.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 10 11 11 8

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Overall Pupukea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Pupukea:


  • The closest passenger airport to Pupukea is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pupukea is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Pupukea and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pupukea, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Pupukea sea temperature, Pupukea photographs, Pupukea detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pupukea webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Pupukea 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 Pupukea.