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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 4.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 4.1

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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor Surf Forecast / HAW – Oahu / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Wednesday 05 May 2021 HST
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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.6 max: 25.4 min: 23.4 °C)
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Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.6 max: 25.4 min: 23.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for HAW - Oahu

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 19 km from Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor has become light (light winds from the NNE at Wheeler Air Force Base/oahu Airport). Waves should be turning clean at Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.

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19 km away, 42 min ago

Light
7 km/h
NNE
22.8
24.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor today?

The current surf forecast for Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor at 6PM is: 0.6m 9s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.3m 8s secondary swell from a North-northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 05). An open ocean swell of 1.5m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (HST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (05 May)2ft (0.6m)10s
Afternoon (05 May)2.5ft (0.7m)9s
Evening (05 May)2.5ft (0.7m)8s

Table - waves today at Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
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0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.8
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.6
N
0.6
NNE
0.5
NNE
0.5
NNE
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.4
NNW
0.4
NNW
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
NW
0.5
N
0.4
NW
0.7
NW
0.8
NW
1.1
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.5
NW
0.5
NW
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25
ENE
25
ENE
25
E
25
ENE
20
E
25
E
20
E
20
E
20
E
20
E
15
SE
5
SSE
10
S
5
ESE
10
ENE
15
E
15
E
15
E
20
E
30
E
30
E
25
E
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
20
E
15
ESE
15
E
15
E
15
E
20
E
20
ESE
20
E
20
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
30
E
25
E
25
ENE
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
30
ENE
25
ENE
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
ENE
25
ENE
30
ENE
25
E
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:14PM
0.39
11:28PM
0.61
12:47PM
0.46
11:58PM
0.58
1:17PM
0.53
12:23AM
0.55
1:45PM
0.60
12:45AM
0.51
2:14PM
0.65
1:05AM
0.48
2:44PM
0.69
1:23AM
0.44
3:15PM
0.72
1:39AM
0.42
3:48PM
0.73
4:39PM
0.31
6:35AM
0.19
5:51PM
0.31
6:46AM
0.16
6:47PM
0.31
6:59AM
0.14
7:36PM
0.32
7:13AM
0.11
8:22PM
0.32
7:30AM
0.09
9:06PM
0.33
7:48AM
0.08
9:52PM
0.34
8:08AM
0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Backyards which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Banzai Pipeline and Backdoor blow from the ESE

Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
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light rain
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light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
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rain showers
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
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