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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 Surf Guide

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.

Duds Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Duds Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Duds Reef occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Duds 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 21% of the time in May while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Duds Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 November 2020, 18:01 Local Time
Thursday 26Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
NE 25
NE 25
NE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Duds Reef

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

Wind History at Duds Reef

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

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