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Chuns Reef break guidePhoto by: Bob Lundy

Chuns Reef Surf Guide

Chuns Reef in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of - Rocks.

Chuns Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chuns Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Chuns Reef occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chuns Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Chuns Reef Location Map

Interactive Chuns 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 Chuns Reef is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chuns Reef is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Chuns Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 3 December 2022, 16:11 Local Time
Saturday 03Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.3
NW
1.3
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.9
NE
Period (s) 13 14 14 12
Wind (km/h)
20
20
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Chuns Reef

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

Wind History at Chuns Reef

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

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