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Sunset ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Sunset Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Sunday, 5 July 2015, 19:20 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
SW
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SW
0.6
NW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 17 17 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
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Sunset in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backyards, 1 km from Sunset.

IS AT (local time)

Sunset Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-51201, 8 km from Sunset.

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Current weather near Sunset

Overall Sunset Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

The graph illustrates the variation of swells directed at Sunset through a typical July... (show all text)

The rose diagram describes how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from differen... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Sunset surf consistency graph.

Also see Sunset surf quality by season and Sunset surf quality by month.

Sunset Location Maps

Sunset Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to HAW - Oahu surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sunset

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sunset:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sunset:

Tide stations nearest to Sunset:

  • Closest tide station
    Haleiwa, Waialua Bay, Oahu Island
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Laie Bay, Oahu Island
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay Oahu Island
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Waikane, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Waipi'o
    18 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sunset:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland (United States)
    2484 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    2490 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    2506 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Royal Gorge (United States)
    2528 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    2530 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sunset:

  • Closest city location
    Mililani Town (United States)
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Pearl City (United States)
    20 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Waimalu (United States)
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Waipahu (United States)
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kane'ohe (United States)
    24 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sunset is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sunset 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., 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Sunset and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
Sunset break location map and break info

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