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Waimanalo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.5

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Waimanalo Spot ID

Waimanalo (baby makapu'u) photo


Photo credit: Ashley Valera

Waimanalo  photo


Photo credit: Ashley valera

Waimanalo photo


Photo credit: Ashley Valera

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 09:56 Local time
Monday 15
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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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.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waimanalo, Oahu Island, Hawaii, 2 km from Waimanalo.

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Waimanalo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kailua, 5 km from Waimanalo.

wind obs. (0 kph from 98 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Waimanalo

Buoy Data:

At Mokapu Point, HI, 5 miles from Waimanalo.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 17

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Overall Waimanalo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Waimanalo:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    8 mi
  • Third closest city location
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.
Waimanalo break location map and break info

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