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Goat Island/Mokuauia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Goat Island/Mokuauia Surf Guide

Goat Island/Mokuauia in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and sharks.

Goat Island/Mokuauia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Goat Island/Mokuauia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Goat Island/Mokuauia occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Goat Island/Mokuauia (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Goat Island/Mokuauia with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in March while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
56%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Goat Island/Mokuauia Location Map

Interactive Goat Island/Mokuauia 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 Goat Island/Mokuauia is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Goat Island/Mokuauia is Dillingham Airport (HDH), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 31 km (19 miles) away.

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Goat Island/Mokuauia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 23:28 Local Time
SunMonday 08
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.2
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.4
ENE
2.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
E 35
E 35
E 35
E
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Goat Island/Mokuauia

Surf stats for Goat Island/Mokuauia, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Goat Island/Mokuauia

Wind stats for Goat Island/Mokuauia, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Goat Island/Mokuauia. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Goat Island/Mokuauia: