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Hanalei Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.4

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Hanalei Bay break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Hanalei Bay Surf Guide

Hanalei Bay in Kauai is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. There is a right hand reef break Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of locals and sharks.

Hanalei Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Hanalei Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Hanalei Bay sea temperature, Hanalei Bay photographs, Hanalei Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hanalei Bay webcams, current wind from HAW - Kaua'i live weather stations and Hanalei Bay 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 Hanalei Bay

Hanalei Bay Surf:

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 15:38 Local time
Wednesday 03Thu
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island, Hawaii (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Hanalei Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hanalei- Kauai- HI, 11 km from Hanalei Bay.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Hanalei Bay

Buoy Data:

At Hanalei, Kauai, HI, 7 miles from Hanalei Bay.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

All wavebuoys around Hanalei Bay

Overall Hanalei Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Hanalei Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Hanalei Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Hanalei Bay photo

Hanalei Bay

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Hanalei Bay Inside photo

Hanalei Bay

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Popular Spot, Hanalei Bay photo

Hanalei Bay

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Hanalei Bay Location Maps

Hanalei Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to HAW - Kaua'i surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Hanalei Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hanalei Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hanalei Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Hanalei Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Hanalei Bay, Kauai Island
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Hanamaulu Bay, Kauai Island
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Waimea Bay, Kauai Island
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hanalei Bay is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hanalei Bay is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl. is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Hanalei Bay and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
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