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

Overall: 3.8

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Sixtynine Spot ID

69, Sixtynine photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.6 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 14:32 Local time
Saturday 16
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Sixtynine in Big Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kawaihae, Big Island, Hawaii, 7 km from Sixtynine.

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Sixtynine Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puako Beach Drive Waimea wx, 1 km from Sixtynine.

light winds from the WSW

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Sixtynine

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 58 miles from Sixtynine.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 9 11 11 9

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Overall Sixtynine Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Sixtynine:

  • Closest city location
    52 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    157 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    158 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    161 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sixtynine is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sixtynine is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO), also in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Sixtynine and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
Sixtynine break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sixtynine, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Sixtynine sea temperature, Sixtynine photographs, Sixtynine detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sixtynine webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Sixtynine 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 Sixtynine.