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Shacks ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Shacks Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C

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Wave (m) 0.9
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Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
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Shacks in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A reef breaks left. Sometimes crowded. Take care of urchins, rocks, locals and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kapoho Bay, 1 km from Shacks.

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Shacks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kapoho Pahoa wx, 2 km from Shacks.

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Current weather near Shacks

Overall Shacks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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    24 mi
  • Second closest city location
    144 mi
  • Third closest city location
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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Shacks is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shacks is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Shacks and is 139 km (86 miles) away.
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