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Waikokos ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.0

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Waikokos Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:39 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
E 15
Wind State cross-

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Waikokos in Kaua'i is a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii, 2 km from Waikokos.

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Waikokos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Na Pali Properties on Kauai Hanalei wx, 2 km from Waikokos.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
29.8 °C

Current weather near Waikokos

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 6 miles from Waikokos.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 9 9 9 9

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Overall Waikokos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Waikokos:


  • The closest passenger airport to Waikokos is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waikokos is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 192 km (119 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waikokos and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Waikokos, HAW - Kaua'i. Use the tab navigation above to view Waikokos sea temperature, Waikokos photographs, Waikokos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Waikokos webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and Waikokos 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 Waikokos.