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Honokohau ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Honokohau Surf Guide

Honokohau in Maui is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north. A right hand reef. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins and rips.

Honokohau Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Honokohau:

The best conditions reported for surf at Honokohau 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 Honokohau sea temperature, Honokohau photographs, Honokohau detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Honokohau webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Honokohau 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 Honokohau

Honokohau Surf:

Friday, 29 May 2020, 22:29 Local time
FriSaturday 30
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 12
Wind (km/h) 20
E 15
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 5 km from Honokohau.

IS AT (local time)

Honokohau Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pauwela- Maui- HI, 19 km from Honokohau.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Honokohau

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 12 miles from Honokohau.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 11 8 8 10

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Overall Honokohau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

Surf stats for Honokohau: see the swell variation by month.


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

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Honokohau Location Maps

Honokohau Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Honokohau:

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Wave buoys nearest to Honokohau:

Tide stations nearest to Honokohau:

  • Closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pukoo Harbor, Molokai Island
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Kamalo Harbor, Molokai Island
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Honokohau is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Honokohau is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Honokohau and is 68 km (42 miles) away.
Honokohau break location map and break info