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Castles Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Castles Beach Spot ID

Castle Beach from the Kailuana Beach Access, Castles Beach photo

Castles Beach

Photo credit: Kevin Cooper

SUP'in at Castles, Castles Beach photo

Castles Beach

Photo credit: Kevin Cooper

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.1 °C

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Sunday, 19 January 2020, 07:11 Local time
Sunday 19
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
Wind State cross-

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Castles in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. A reef breaks left. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,etc.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kailua, 2 km from Castles Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Castles Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Airfield Airport, 3 km from Castles Beach.

moderate winds from the ENE

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
22.2 °C

Current weather near Castles Beach

Buoy Data:

At Mokapu Point, HI, 4 miles from Castles Beach.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 8 7 11 7

All wavebuoys around Castles Beach

Overall Castles Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Castles Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Castles Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Castles Beach Location Maps

Castles Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Castles Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Castles Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Castles Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Mokuoloe, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Waimanalo, Oahu Island
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Waikane, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Castles is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Castles is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Castles and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
Castles Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Castles Beach, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Castles Beach sea temperature, Castles Beach photographs, Castles Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Castles Beach webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Castles Beach 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 Castles Beach.