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Blonde Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Blonde Reef Surf Guide

Blonde Reef in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, locals and sharks.

Blonde Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Blonde Reef:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Blonde Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Blonde Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in May while 48% 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.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Blonde Reef Location Map

Interactive Blonde Reef 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 Blonde Reef is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Blonde Reef is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Blonde Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 06:24 Local Time
Monday 19
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNW
0.9
N
0.8
N
1.2
ESE
Period (s) 10 10 10 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
SE 25
ESE
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Blonde Reef

Surf stats for Blonde Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Blonde Reef

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

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