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Waikiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.4

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Waikiki Spot ID

body sufer waikiki at the "wall" by Moana Anuenue photo

Waikiki

Photo credit: solimane lamouri

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Sunday, 20 May 2018, 09:52 Local time
Sunday 20
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
S
0.5
SSW
0.6
S
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE
Wind State off off off off

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Waikiki in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks. Best around high tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Watch out for rocks, rips, crowds.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Honolulu, Oahu (Hawaii), 5 km from Waikiki.

IS AT (local time)

Waikiki Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OOUH1, 5 km from Waikiki.

light winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
24.9 °C

Current weather near Waikiki

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 9 miles from Waikiki.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
1.2
1.1
1.2
Dominant period (s) 17 15 17 17

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Overall Waikiki Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Waikiki Location Maps

Waikiki Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Waikiki:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    10 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    14 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Waikiki is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waikiki is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waikiki and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
Waikiki break location map and break info

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