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Waipio Valley ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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Waipio Valley Spot ID

YPO, Waipio Valley photo

Waipio Valley

Photo credit: David Russell

YPO, Waipio Valley photo

Waipio Valley

Photo credit: David Russell

Valley of Kingz, Waipio Valley photo

Waipio Valley

Photo credit: Noah wright

Evening glass off, Waipio Valley photo

Waipio Valley

Photo credit: ypo boy

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.4 °C

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Saturday, 24 February 2018, 17:56 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
E
3.5
E
3.5
E
3.0
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 30
ESE 35
ESE 30
ESE
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Waipio Valley in Big Islandis a river break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waipio Bay, 1 km from Waipio Valley.

IS AT (local time)

Waipio Valley Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kapulena Honokaa wx, 7 km from Waipio Valley.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Waipio Valley

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 47 miles from Waipio Valley.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.4
3.9
3.3
3.5
Dominant period (s) 10 10 11 10

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Overall Waipio Valley Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Waipio Valley Location Maps

Waipio Valley Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Waipio Valley:

  • Closest city location
    43 mi
  • Second closest city location
    77 mi
  • Third closest city location
    165 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    167 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    169 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Waipio Valley is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waipio Valley is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO), also in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waipio Valley and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
Waipio Valley break location map and break info

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