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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 4.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 1.9

Overall: 4.0

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor Spot ID

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor

Photo credit: Thomas Dean

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor

Photo credit: Don Caswell

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
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Banzai Pipelines and Backdoor in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Backyards, 4 km from Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Bay- HI, 6 km from Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.

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Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
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Dominant period (s) 13 8 8 12

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Overall Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Surf stats for Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor Location Maps

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor sea temperature, Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor photographs, Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor 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 Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.