Waimanalo Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C
Waimanalo in Oahu is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of jellyfsih and rocks.
Overall Waimanalo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Tide stations nearest to Waimanalo:
- Closest tide stationWaimanalo, Oahu Island1 mi
- Second closest tide stationHanauma Bay, Oahu Island4 mi
- Third closest tide stationKailua4 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationMokuoloe, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island9 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationHonolulu, Oahu (Hawaii)11 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Waimanalo:
- Closest ski areaMt Ashland (United States)2483 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Shasta (United States)2489 mi
- Third closest ski areaStover Mountain Ski Area (United States)2503 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaDodge Ridge (United States)2525 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaRoyal Gorge (United States)2525 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Waimanalo:
- Closest city locationKailua (United States)4 mi
- Second closest city locationKane'ohe (United States)8 mi
- Third closest city locationHonolulu (United States)9 mi
- Fourth closest city locationPearl City (United States)18 mi
- Fifth closest city locationWaipahu (United States)20 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Waimanalo is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Waimanalo is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 23 km (14 miles) away.
- Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 59 km (37 miles) away.
- Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 66 km (41 miles) away.
- Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waimanalo and is 100 km (62 miles) away.
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