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Ala Moana Courts break guidePhoto by: Lau

Ala Moana Courts Surf Guide

Ala Moana Courts in Oahu is an exposed reef break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south.

Ala Moana Courts Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ala Moana Courts:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ala Moana Courts occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ala Moana Courts (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ala Moana Courts with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 73% of the time in July while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ala Moana Courts Location Map

Interactive Ala Moana Courts surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Ala Moana Courts is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ala Moana Courts is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Ala Moana Courts Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 11:35 Local Time
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Swell History at Ala Moana Courts

Surf stats for Ala Moana Courts, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ala Moana Courts

Wind stats for Ala Moana Courts, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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