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The Point_Punaluu ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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The Point_Punaluu Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 05:02 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 35
ENE 40
E 40
Wind State cross-

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The Point_Punaluu in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. There is a left hand reef break. Hazards include urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kaalualu Point, 7 km from The Point_Punaluu.

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The Point_Punaluu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP2332, 48 km from The Point_Punaluu.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
26.9 °C

Current weather near The Point_Punaluu

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 68 miles from The Point_Punaluu.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 8 8 9 9

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Overall The Point_Punaluu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to The Point_Punaluu:

  • Closest city location
    61 mi
  • Second closest city location
    144 mi
  • Third closest city location
    217 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    218 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    221 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Point_Punaluu is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 87 km (54 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Point_Punaluu is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Point_Punaluu and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Point_Punaluu, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view The Point_Punaluu sea temperature, The Point_Punaluu photographs, The Point_Punaluu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Point_Punaluu webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and The Point_Punaluu 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 The Point_Punaluu.