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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

Overall: 4.5

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Sunset Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.1 °C

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Thursday, 8 December 2016, 15:57 Local time
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5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.8
NW
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
Period (s) 13 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 5
SE 15
ESE 5
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

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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.

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Sunset Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Heights Wahiawa wx, 19 km from Sunset.

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Current weather near Sunset

Overall Sunset Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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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.