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

Overall: 3.5

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Unreals Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Saturday, 15 December 2018, 21:39 Local time
SatSunday 16
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 19 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Unreals in Kauai is an exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kapaa, 9 km from Unreals.

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Unreals Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lihue Airport, 19 km from Unreals.

moderate winds from the NE

Air temperature
23.9 °C

Current weather near Unreals

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 20 miles from Unreals.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.0
Dominant period (s) 11 12 12 11

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Overall Unreals Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Unreals is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Unreals is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Unreals and is 176 km (109 miles) away.
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