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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: 26.7 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 04:31 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
E 30
E 25
E 25
Wind State cross cross-

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Waipio Valley in Big Island is a river break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware 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 Honokaa, 14 km from Waipio Valley.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Waipio Valley

Buoy Data:

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

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 8 8 9 9

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Overall Waipio Valley Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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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


  • 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.