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Graters ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Graters Surf Guide

Graters in Oahu is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Graters Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Graters:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Graters 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 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% 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
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Graters Location Map

Interactive Graters 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 Graters is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Graters is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Graters Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 23:31 Local Time
SunMonday 08
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.7
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.8
NNW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 35
E 35
E 35
E 40
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Graters

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

Wind History at Graters

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: very consistent
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