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

Overall: 3.5

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Duds Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Sunday, 19 January 2020, 07:05 Local time
Sunday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
ENE 30
ENE 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Duds Reef in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Rocks are a hazard.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At 'Ewa Beach (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Duds Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance- HI, 5 km from Duds Reef.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Duds Reef

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 3 miles from Duds Reef.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 17 8 17 10

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Overall Duds Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Duds Reef: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Duds Reef: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Duds Reef Location Maps

Duds Reef Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Duds Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to Duds Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Duds Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    'Ewa Beach
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pearl Harbor Entrance, Bishop Point, Oahu Island
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pearl Harbor, Ford Island Ferry, Oahu Island
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Duds Reef is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Duds Reef is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Duds Reef and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
Duds Reef break location map and break info

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